Disable autolocking for windows 2000

Posted on 2004-11-09
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
Hi All,

I have an employee whose computer keeps locking after its been left idle for a certain period of time.

He wants it disabled.  There are no local security polices set up on his machine, so it hasnt' been activated from there.

Can anybody help??

Thanks a mil,

Question by:janereid21
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    by:Lee W, MVP
    disable the screensaver password
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    When you put a password on the Screen Saver in Windows NT/2000/XP/2003, when the screen saver kicks in, it also locks the computer.
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    are there any domain policies for this configured?

    Author Comment

    I think there may be a group policy on the server for everybody but cannot find where it is??!!  It doesn't seem to be under security???  Can you help?

    Also where do I disable the screen saver?  I do not have a screen saver tab on my display properties.. although I'm using XP.

    Thanks again for your comments,


    Author Comment

    Just had a look at the clients pc, he's using Windows 2k and there is no screen saver tab on his display properties either!!!

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