Windows XP - How do you disable the automatic lock

A client of mine wants her machine to never lock automatically.  How do I do this?
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Rodney BarnhardtServer AdministratorCommented:
Is it on a domain? If not, then the time out is probably on the screen saver. On the screen saver setting, there is a check box that says "On resume, password protect", clear that check box. If it is on a domain, there may be a policy that sets this lock.

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Power Settings.
Two things may happen on inactivity:

1) Screen saver. May be password protected. See "on resume, password protect" on screen-saver settings.

2) Power management. See "prompt for password when computer returns from standby" on Power Options control-panel applet.
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If it is not blocked by Group Policy, you just click on Display Properities in the Control Panel, then the Screen Saver Tab, and uncheck "On Resume, password protect"

If it is enforced by Group policy then you will need to assess and change it as you see fit.  
go to start>run >gpedit.msc

then go to user configuration >Administrative Templates>System>Ctrl Alt Del Options
then enable the option: Remove Lock Computer


You're silly.  That just removes the "LOCK COMPUTER" option when A/C/D is pressed.  :P
Why the last two comments were given any points is beyond me.
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