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Change screen saver setting using group policy

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Where is the setting on group policy that I can change screen saver so that I will be able to set a timer for it? If there is an article from Microsoft for this, it would be great.
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Flyingsky:

I saw this article but it does not talk about how to set a timer for the screen saver. The screen saver on my network's laptops pop up too often. I want to set the group policy so laptops have to wait longer before they can have screen saver. Thanks
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Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

 
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It's in the User Configuration settings-->Administrative Templates-->Control Panel/Display-->Screen Saver timeout-->Seconds.

Since it's a User specific setting, you may want to create multiple GPO for different time-out as in our enviornment, some PC do not want screen saver enable, some wants 1 hours and other wants 30 minutes. Also GPO block inheritance may need to be used depending on how you layout the OUs in AD.
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good article
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good article
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