Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Policy: Screen saver and time out

Posted on 2006-06-21
3
Medium Priority
?
150 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
Hi All,

I would like to set all workstations to have a a default time limit of 30 mins when a screensaver (of my choosing) takes effect locking the workstation.

Is this possible through use of the GPO?

Thanks

CyberIDentity
0
Comment
Question by:CyberIDentity
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
Jay_Jay70 earned 375 total points
ID: 16956245
user config

Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Display    Screen Saver         <<- enable
Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Display    Screen Saver executable name    <<- specify your .scr file
Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Display    Password protect the screen saver    <<- when it comes out of screensaver it prompts for p/w
Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Display    Screen Saver timeout     <<- set your 30 mins
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CyberIDentity
ID: 16956302
Jay,

Thank you for the quick response. I will put this into action and test it.

Can i set what picture i want it to display if i choose the 3D flying objects with a texture?
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Jay_Jay70
ID: 16956307
from my experience, it is just the default .scr, it doesnt provide and texture capabilities, you can create your own .scr with custom settings and then apply that file
0

Featured Post

Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

Question has a verified solution.

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

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
Read on to get a few ideas on how to promote your next corporate event.
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke discusses why you want to use at least three nodes in a database cluster. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infras…
In response to a need for security and privacy, and to continue fostering an environment members can turn to for support, solutions, and education, Experts Exchange has created anonymous question capabilities. This new feature is available to our Pr…

722 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