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Very basic question. Why is my screen shared?

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    Windows 8 Pro

    Very basic question. Why is my screen shared?

    My computer running 8.1 has a screen saver, for some reason, that same screen saver is appearing on my 8.1 laptop. This is on my home network. I realize Windows syncs, but why would it carry over my desktop background?

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    Florida, USA
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64 with Media Center, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
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  3. #3

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Mike,

    In addition, you could turn off the Desktop personalization sync setting if you like to stop it for that.

    Sync Your Settings - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
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Very basic question. Why is my screen shared?

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