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keep movies playing when locking windows8?

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Dear,
Lets say I am playing a movie, and i locked the screen Windows+L, the movie stops till i relogin.
While in windows xp and 7, i was able to play the movie and hear the sound while locked.
Any idea how to solve this?
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by:John Hurst
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I set my lock screen to log off, but this Windows Tutorial (Microsoft) says you can play a slide show when locked. I am thinking if the folder referenced in the Tutorial contains a video, it might play that.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ca/windows-8/personalize-pc-tutorial
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That depends on what player you use. VLC for example keeps on playing.
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