But that behavior is not controlled by the powerconfig control panel. Windows notices inactivity of a logon session, and if the amount of inactive time exceeds the inactivity limit, then the screen saver will run, locking the session. EvilDemon October 30, 2006 at 4:49 pm I'm surprised so many people find this so strange. If you did it properly you will hear three bells.
Regards Link adminCorrected now. lazer epilasyon December 27, 2006 at 8:30 am thanks for info Scented Candles March 6, 2007 at 6:59 am Very useful info. this is good info. HKEY_CURRENT_USER Control Panel Desktop Desktop ScreenSaverIsSecure ScreenSaverIsSecure ScreenSaverIsSecure CursorBlinkRate ScreenSaverIsSecure WindowMetrics Wallpaper HungAppTimeout CoolSwitchRows DragFullWindows TileWallpaper WheelScrollLines WindowMetrics DragWidth CoolSwitchColumns GridGranularity ScreenSaveActive SCRNSAVE.EXE AutoEndTasks WaitToKillAppTimeout CoolSwitch FontSmoothing DragHeight ScreenSaveTimeOut LowPowerActive Pattern
Yes No Do you like the page design? Where would the group policy for this be if there was one set? Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums: Talk To Other Members Notification Of Responses To Questions Favorite Forums One Click Access Keyword Search Of All Posts, And More... In which case, when the GPO refreshes locally it will revert back.
Did the page load quickly? How can i get ungrey the fields? Make sure you look at the spelling - "ScreenSaverIsSecure" is the only key with the second 'r' in the spelling. Windows 7 Auto Lock Not Working I'll keep you up to date on my findings.
Now just remember not to leave your laptop sitting around at your local den of identity theft. Screensaverissecure Windows 7 The location of the GPO that controls this would be: Local Computer Policy\User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Display and more specifically; "Hide screen saver tab" Group Policy Editor is only available in W7 Reply Link EverybodyThere is no REG command. But yes, I enforce the screensaver to be "on" and I set the time to lock it by, both under Registry and Policy.
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In addition you can set this; Windows Settings > Security Settings > Security Options > Interactive logon: Machine inactivity limitI did a "gpupdate /force" on my test machine which did get https://www.windows-commandline.com/disable-screensaver-registry-settings/ This worked like a charm. Group Policy Screensaver Timeout Not Applying Windows 7 Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? Screensavertimeout You want to make sure the value for ScreenSaverIsSecure is 0 (zero).
The inactivity limit ... ScreenSaverIsSecure HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop Data type Range Default value REG_SZ 0 | 1 0 Description Specifies whether the screen saver is password-protected. The screen saver is password-protected. RE: Screen Saver Not Locking JGOil (MIS) 15 Nov 05 11:30 Well, the screen saver lock is working perfectly. Screensavetimeout
Actually this is quite common, Toshiba usually forces you to use all of their software- from wireless to display to power options - everything. -J flo September 6, 2007 at 1:22 The last 4 or 5 places I've worked have all had the screensaver locked out, but left the registry unlocked. The content you requested has been removed. Thank you for this. (was an old company PC that disabled screen saver password option).
Is this a network-wide policy and not set for a certain OS? Screensaveactive Its my desktop (at university), when im away, people can logon thro ‘ stand alone' mode,that allows them to use my computer without being logged to the internet. This entry stores the setting of the Password protected check box on the Screen saver tab in Display in Control Panel.
Should I report it? Tobias Matt August 21, 2005 at 10:57 pm Yeah, but if you have a laptop provided by your company, sometimes that option is disabled in the display properties screen. 🙂 Tobias Already a member? "lockscreenautolockactive" Just my 2 cents.
Can you change it to say 30 mins. Create a new DWORD valued called "ScreenSaverIsSecure" and set it to a value from the table below. (Not in registry) - Users can turn password-protection on and off. 0 - Screen Close GPO. The display becomes blank after some time which is controlled by powersettings.
RE: Screen Saver Not Locking bcastner (IS/IT--Management) 31 Oct 03 10:47 As XP removed from the screensaver the security features found in earlier Windows releases, you still can force the security Is all this correct on the "bad" workstations? Application Error Windows cannot access the file MSGR3EN.DLL Windows 10 Checking for update .. How to fix this issue and make double click to associate with windows open option? [solved] Cannot import to registry.. "Not all data was successfully written to the registry.
Arjun May 13, 2009 at 11:22 pm How can I set 0 on Vista machine. The setting of the Password protect the screen saver Group Policy is stored in the ScreenSaverIsSecure entry, which is in the Policies subkey. Close Reply To This Thread Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature. If you couldn't, then you wouldn't have access to regular things users can do.
So far the test on two computers worked perfectly. Wait time is set to 15 minutes and the box is ticked. I'll keep you guys updated. haha Silver Jewelry October 20, 2006 at 8:59 am Are there any easier way to do this ?
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