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Windows 7 Pro Auto Log off

Is there a way to have a windows 7 pro machine log off after XX amount minutes of inactivity? Not interested in 3rd party tools. The solution must be native to windows 7 pro. If there is one.
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Joshua GrantomSystems AdministratorCommented:
Here is a native option for windows 7

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/d358382c-e91b-4e91-a1e8-04c53cfd91ce/automatic-logout-after-inactivityidle

Its not recommended though because users can lose a lot of data if they haven't saved and a forced logoff is initiated.
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MHMAdminsCommented:
You would set this option up under the power options if you're using a non networked computer. If it's on a domain then you can set a GPO with the power options to turn the pc off after so many minutes of inactivity.
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