Solved

DISABLE CHECKBOX FOR PASSWORD PROTECTED SCREENSAVERS

Posted on 2002-04-26
3
675 Views
Last Modified: 2008-03-17
To restrict the users of Windows XP Professional in LAN environment. Is it possible to disable the checkbox for Password Protection for screen savers, in Windows XP Professional ?
0
Comment
Question by:adeelminhaj
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:hnminh
ID: 6974673
Open management console by typing "mmc /a". Go to menu File, choose "Add/Remove Snap-in", click "Add" and double click "Group policy" then close Add-in list and "Add/Remove..." windows. Expand Group policy\Local Computer Policy\User configuration\Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Display. You catch these steps, dont you? :) now on the right panel, you will find "Password protect screen saver", double click it and "Enable" it. From now on, all user will have password protection when they enable screen saver!
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
jsaxon2 earned 100 total points
ID: 6982725
Good answer hnminh. I didn't know that was there. One comment though,

"Is it possible to disable the checkbox
for Password Protection for screen savers,"

You need to select Disabled to not allow the user the option to password protect the screen saver.
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Asta Cu
ID: 7135426
Have you been helped here or is more needed?  Since time has passed since your last comment, an update is appreciated (in case things have changed).  If you've been helped, convert the expert's comment to the Accepted Answer to grade and close it.  If more than one helped you, ask for a point split by posting a zero point question in the Community Support topic area, include this link and details with your request (expert name and point values to each).

This is the Community Support link:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qList.jsp?ta=commspt

Thanks,
":0)
Asta
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Copy a User Account in Win7 & Win8 11 149
Windows startup/shutdown date/time log 7 155
Virtual Win Xp won't get an ip from DHCP 4 90
Program tries to re-install when opening 6 87
Are you unable to synchronize your OST (Offline Storage Table) file with Microsoft Exchange Server? Is your OST file exceeding 2 GB size limit? In Microsoft Outlook 2002 and earlier versions, there is a 2 GB size limit for the OST file. If the file …
For both online and offline retail, the cross-channel business is the most recent pattern in the B2C trade space.
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question