Cannot change Screensaver settings once enabled on GPO

I enabled a screensaver GPO policy, but did not prevent the user from changing, infect I have clicked disabled on the prevent. From some reason no matter what I do, but those settings cannot be changed on the PC itself. If I remove the GPO completely then I can change it. Its weird once it is enabled (any settings) then it is auto disabled and cannot be changed on the PC? Is there another way around except creating multiple GPOs for different user groups?
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Have you tried to put a single machine in a test out and only apply this policy to it to see if you still get the same response?

It appears that this may be another one of those GPOs that is poorly described in the help verbiage.  The verbiage for "Prevent changing screen server" is as follows:
- Prevents the Screen Saver dialog from opening in the Personalization or Display Control Panel.
- This setting prevents users from using Control Panel to add, configure, or change the screen saver on the computer. It does not prevent a screen saver from running.

Because the user can't get to the Screen Saver dialog, it can't be changed unless modified via scripting or registry, which is something your average user can't do.

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