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You can't dust-proof a PC with kitchen-grade plastic food wrap

Robert Carnegie Silver badge

Screen saver

Nowadays your PC or laptop does "screen saving" by turning off, more or less. Or by turning everything off. It's a standard feature and it saves electricity.

You can however set the display to stay on, for applications where the device needs to keep running while not being touched.

The screen saver or lock screen mainly reminds you that you haven't actually turned the PC off.

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