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Policy: Screen saver and time out

Posted on 2006-06-21
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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