I cannot get the ScreenSaver timeout group policy to apply to the computers in my domain
Posted on 2004-10-12
Through active directory I have created a group policy that controls automatic updates and windows firewall. I am now, through that policy, trying to enable the ScreenSaver timeout to 10 minutes with password protection by going to User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Display. For some reason it will not apply. I've rebooted several of the machines, did a GPUpdate, even wrote a system policy, and the screen saver timeout will not enable. Looking at my local machine, the group policy registry entries are there to the settings I specified, but it doesn't seem to override the User settings. The Domain controller is W2k Server SP4 and my machine is XP SP2. I'm trying to apply the policy to all XP computers in my domain. Any ideas why it is not working?