Preventing auto lock screen in Windows 10!?

Hi, I've tried a zillion things now, using Google, but my screen is still being locked after 10 (or 15) minutes ... how can I prevent this once and for all!? Thank you!
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Make sure in Windows Power Management settings that Hibernation is OFF, and Suspend is either OFF or very long time.

Restart and make sure the power and sleep settings are the same as above.

Try that and post back please.

Note:  Also go into Settings, ..., Lock Screen and then on the right select Screen Saver. Uncheck "On resume" display login screen
XeronimoAuthor Commented:
everything has already been on 'never'

as for the screensaver, this is weird: there's 'none' but the greyed out part below it says 'wait 15 minutes' and there's the checkmark at 'on resume display logon screen'

for now I'm using the 'move mouse' utility to get it done ...
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Try the following:

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator and run dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth.

Allow this to complete, shut down, start up and test.

Also update your Chipset and Video Drivers.
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
Create a restore point,

1.Hold the Windows Key then press “R” to bring up the Run dialog box.
2.Type “regedit“, then press “Enter“.
3.Navigate to the following location in the registry:
Control Panel
4.Find the entry that says SCRNSAVE.EXE and delete the key. Also, if you have an entry that says ScreenSaveActive, delete this key as well.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I suggest you run DISM before changing the Registry unless you are very comfortable with Registry Editing. 95% of users are not skilled in this.
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Have you tried MoveMouse?

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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
is there another screensaver installed?  it may be the cause
XeronimoAuthor Commented:
John & Ramin: gonna try those later! I'm ok with editing the registry.

Shaun: yes, I'm already using MoveMouse to circumvent the problem

Nobus: no, there's not
try selecting a screensaver - then apply the steps for disabling it
XeronimoAuthor Commented:
this is the only thing that finally did the trick ...
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