Need to turn off session time out for user account

Posted on 2006-06-06
Last Modified: 2008-03-10
I have 4 pc's in a manufacturing plant all XP and all set up in a workgroup. The owner wants the users to login once in the morning and then it should stay logged in all day. Currently it loggs out if not being used after a set amount of time by default. How do i set it to stay logged in until they tell it to log out. Not that it matters but any of the 15-20 people on the floor should be able to go to any of the 4 machines and do thier thing as they are all identicle.

Question by:tkthelpdesk
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    Accepted Solution

    Is it actually logging them out, or just prompting for a password after the screen saver has come on.  Make sure "On Resume, Password Protect" option on the Screen Saver tab is not checked.
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    Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Power Options. On the Advanced tab, click to clear the Prompt for password when computer resumes from standby check box, and then click OK.

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