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The only difference between day and night is during the day I leave my monitor on, but when I go home at night I click the power button off. I've got it set to come on after 10 minutes, and I checked the box to display the lock screen or whatever it is where you enter your password to log Although I have set it as to lock PC, it is impossible to do it as per Windows XP. Wednesday, June 20, 2012 3:51 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote In the GPO's you can set registry key values directly. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-7/windows-7-screensaver-password-not-working.html

I would have set it to 15min but my colleague would have set it to 60 min ... How can an employee kindly decline to participate in an office potluck? General Discussion How to lock PC without the need of a screensaver?I've read somewhere here before that Windows 7 introduced a feature wherein you can lock your PC without the need Creating your account only takes a few minutes. http://www.windowstechinfo.com/2013/07/windows-screen-server-auto-lock-not.html

Gpo Screensaver Lock Windows 7 Not Working

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[+][deleted] 1 year ago(2 children)[deleted] [–]clifton23Jack of All Trades[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)Yes via RSOP. it did go through on the PC (the settings are all changed and the registry keys are added) BUT ... Have installed pre-imaged HP build (not our own) and still the same issue. I do now know of one that works for Windows 7.

  1. I did like you said , added the policy and the registry keys ...
  2. Did an extra GPUPDATE /FORCE ...
  3. Customization Auto screen lock(NOT SCREENSAVER)Screensaver is disabled.
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Close GPO. Is there a tool I can use to monitor the countdown timer that trigger the system to actiuvate the screen saver? permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Andy202 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(0 children)I spent a week trying to implement this until I took a look at the "default domain policy" and realized that it had Screensaver Gpo Screensaver Timeout Not Working The problem we see is this: Group Policy is set to apply the following changes: Password Protect The Screen Saver - Enabled Screen Saver Timeout (900 seconds) - Enabled As Microsoft

I don't think the issue has anything to do with how you set it up the specific GPO or script at this point. How is it possible that the GPO settings seem to get through allright but these settings don't apply correctly ? Denny Proposed as answer by ccdenny3 Saturday, October 01, 2011 3:52 PM Unproposed as answer by ccdenny3 Saturday, October 01, 2011 3:52 PM Proposed as answer by ccdenny3 Saturday, October 01, https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/3cf199a1-5f4b-4045-8394-d64e44a741a2/windows-7-screen-saver-timeout-broken-when-applied-through-gpo?forum=w7itprosecurity Same issue, GPO appears to be applied, all settings are correct.

Join the community Back I agree Powerful tools you need, all for free. "lockscreenautolockactive" If you enable this policy setting, the system locks at a user-defined interval. However, the computer is not obeying the . Please try the request again.

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permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]clifton23Jack of All Trades[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)Not that I can pinpoint. https://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/480022-on-resume-password-protect-not-working/ How fast is Time running in Majora's Mask? Gpo Screensaver Lock Windows 7 Not Working I always check the little things like that to figure out why one machine is misbehaving. Windows 7 Auto Lock Not Working permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]dominodoug 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(1 child)Checking against my settings I think your executable name might be the culprit?

The following group policy is being applied to a specific computer: Computer Policy Copy customscreensaver.scr from a network share to C:\Windows\System32\customscreensaver.scr Enable loopback processing mode - Merge User Policy Enable Screen http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-7/windows-7-screensaver-not-working-fix.html Sysadmin 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago(12 children)Am I just missing why you're not using the built in GPO ability vs a script being pushed by GP? Have run the command from prompt powercfg /requests and all show as none.   This is a very annoying problem 0 Pimiento OP Shaman2001 May 2, 2013 at 5:35 UTC permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]clifton23Jack of All Trades[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(0 children)Funny thing... Windows 7 Screen Lock Not Working

But it still should work with the other settings IMHO. This causes the screensaver to only run for 30 seconds every 10 minutes... Privacy statement  © 2016 Microsoft. Check This Out Even the Control Panel reflects my GPO settings and update as I chaneg the GPO.

I have verified that the workstations are receiving the policy but it just never runs. Group Policy Lock Screen After 10 Minutes Unfortunately that other policy is a very restrictive policy so we couldn't access gpresult or rsop to figure this out sooner. Has anyone else seen this?

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self built custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C 4 Ghz) Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 Memory 32

Voila! 1 Tabasco OP GarfieldMaximus Apr 1, 2015 at 7:54 UTC Moikerz wrote: I got around this issue by changing both the regular screensaver settings AND the registry Aren't screensavers a user policies? By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks. Windows 7 Can't Lock Computer Is this a network-wide policy and not set for a certain OS?

We have a base build (Win7) for HP Z600's and GPO for Screensaver lock works fine. Thanks permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]h0serdude 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)I've had this happen to Win7 machines. And hopefully fixed before Windows 8? http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-7/windows-7-screensaver-password-protection-not-working.html In addition you can set this; Windows Settings > Security Settings > Security Options > Interactive logon: Machine inactivity limitI did a "gpupdate /force" on my test machine which did get

Anyone have any suggestions or comments? No VMWare but in the Domain Controller. There is a second place to edit in the registry that will override all settings. I will test with this and see if it works for us!

Plain vanilla. I have kept Screen server default settings , and wait 1 minute and on resume display logon screen.  Moreover, in Power Options, system settings, password protection on wakeup has been already activated Make sure you look at the spelling - "ScreenSaverIsSecure" is the only key with the second 'r' in the spelling. The 2nd location is HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows You will need to create a key "Control Panel" and another key under that "Desktop" so you will then have HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Control Panel\Desktop You can copy the