windows screen lockout time

windows 10 laptop power settings are as attached set for 45 seconds to lock screen.

But strangely screen locking up after 10 minutes of inactivity.

how to increase the screen locking inactivity time from 10 to 45 minutes.
my goal is even if i am away to a meeting for 45 minutes my screen should not lock or show i am away.

please advise
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Shane MacNeillSr VP of ITCommented:
Hello,

I was going to write out a nice long explanation for you but found a nice article while I was looking for pictures, see included link.
it's not too difficult, windows 10 is kinda weird about the timeout. all you should need to do is edit the registry key and then adjust as needed. As far as the 45 minutes that your planning I should add the following:
1. standard network doctrine to prevent what's called "social engineering" is to lock your machine as soon as you step away from it. for security reasons, it's the best option so others can't make use of it unmonitored. I learned the hard way many years ago when unicorns appeared as my background when I forgot to lock the machine. but someone else sending an e-mail on your behalf that is rude or possibly job ending wouldn't be so funny.
2. 45 minutes is a long length of time. I don't think there is a limit on the timeout but I have never tried to set it to 45 minutes before so you may run across an issue where windows may not allow anything over 30 minutes (as an example)

Please see here:
https://www.maketecheasier.com/change-windows-10-lock-screen-timeout/
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Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
from my personal experience, when i want to lock the screen, i wont go for power options. instead, i go to screen saver, choose blank saver after 10 minutes, and put a tick on (on resume, display logon screen). this is efficient and quick method. so in power options keep the settings as you wish, and set the screen lock from the screen saver screen.
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RyanHelp DeskCommented:
1. Type "Lock screen settings" into Cortana and hit enter.
2. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click "Screen timeout settings".
The option to change the Lock screen time is now listed in the top center.
3. Change "When plugged in, turn off after" to Never
4. Close the window
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gudii9Author Commented:
1. Type "Lock screen settings" into Cortana and hit enter.
2. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click "Screen timeout settings".
The option to change the Lock screen time is now listed in the top center.
3. Change "When plugged in, turn off after" to Never
4. Close the window

this i changed from 45 minutes default to 60minutes

no matter what i change it locks in 10 minutes
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gudii9Author Commented:
from my personal experience, when i want to lock the screen, i wont go for power options. instead, i go to screen saver, choose blank saver after 10 minutes, and put a tick on (on resume, display logon screen). this is efficient and quick method. so in power options keep the settings as you wish, and set the screen lock from the screen saver screen.

how to go to screen saver?
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nobusCommented:
is there no gpo on thuis system active?
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gudii9Author Commented:
from my personal experience, when i want to lock the screen, i wont go for power options. instead, i go to screen saver, choose blank saver after 10 minutes, and put a tick on (on resume, display logon screen). this is efficient and quick method. so in power options keep the settings as you wish, and set the screen lock from the screen saver screen
looks like above worked
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