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Screensaver startup script (batch or reg) GPO, silent install

I have an application, which after it disconnects from a VPN connection, resets the screensaver settings. What I'd like to do is create a GPO script or batch file to run every time the user logs into ...
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How to lock Windows 7 workstation after inactivity via GPO (no screensaver or blank screen- just lock screen)

Our users have increasingly started leaving their workstations logged in and unattended (during lunch breaks etc.) To tackle the security threat this poses, we have enforced a password-protected ...
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Unchangeable xscreensaver configuration?

I have a requirement that all desktops lock after a certain amount of time. However, all of our users have the possibility of using different DEs or windowing systems, so I went to xscreensaver as a ...
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Screensaver at power on

We have a Windows 7 machine (but in the near future we may use a Windows Server one) which we use for showing a screensaver on a big display. The host is in the company domain, we log to the machine ...
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Uanble to set ScreenSaver on Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server

I am unable to set ScreenSaver on windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server. It is in Workgroup, The ScreenSaver work fine if we take Console session, but it doesn't work in Remote Desktop Session. I ...
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AD group policy: auto-lock desktop after idle

Goal is to have desktops lock if they walk away. Compromise is screensaver after some idle time + ask password. Used group policy, set idle time and ask password option...problem is it works on ...
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GPO Screensaver not appearing

I've got a small network that consists of 80+ workstations that are a mix of Win7 and XP. Recently I tried applying a branded screensaver to appear on all the computers after the predetermined(15 ...
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Publish jpg file as a ScreenSaver via GPO

Is it possible to publish jpg file as ScreenSaver via GPO? My Company wants to pulish it's Logo as ScreenSaver ( the logo is in jpg format )
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Auto log off windows machine after certain number of minutes

I have three machines on my network, two are windows xp and one is windows 7. i would like to have all three machines log a user off if they are on for more than 60 minutes. And I would like this to ...
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GPO to Disable Screensaver only when connected via RDP

Is there a GPO option to disable the idle-time screensaver for RDP connections, but keep the idle-time screensaver options for interactive logins? Edit: All users are TS users as well a local so they ...
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Different idle times (screen locking) for local vs. remote logins

Is it possible to have different screensaver locking times for local vs. remote (rdp) logins on Windows? I don't know much about Windows admin, just that this config is pushed through GPO.
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Windows 2003 - lock screen without screen saver [closed]

Back to Windows NT 4.0 there where a screen saver named "Windows logon". It mimic the usual logon screen (but the dialogue box moved randomly on the screen to avoid some burning process). I think it ...
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disabling screensaver on Linux

I all, i have need to disable screensaver for Gnome and KDE graphic environment on more server with RHEL4 and RHEL5. Is there a way to do it at boot time or any other solution? thank you very much. ...
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Domain admin cannot unlock screen saver on Windows Server 2003 domain controller

I have a problem accessing a Windows Server 2003 R2 machine which is a domain controller. A domain admin account is logged in and the screen saver has activated, but bringing up the "Unlock Computer" ...
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GPO to lock workstation after it is idle for X minutes without forcing a specific screensaver

I'm trying to lock XP workstations after a period of inactivity via GPO. From what I can tell, one of the requirements is that a screensaver must be set. It appears that the only way to force the ...
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Group Policy Screensaver's

Recently my company has decided that you must have the company wallpaper and screensaver. I have created two GPO's to do this applying to users within the domain, the first GPO applies the wallpaper ...
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Greater than or equal check when using Group Policy Preferences and Item Level Targeting in the Registry

I'm implementing some screen saver configurations via Group Policy Preferences (on Win7 Enterprise x64 desktops). The desired configuration is to have users be able to adjust their screen saver and ...
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MS Clear Screen Saver doesn't work

I have a problem with really exotic thing - Microsoft Clear Screen Saver. As it's name suggests, it's a screen saver, that's transparent (MS posted it as a part of W2k Resource Kit). When you move the ...
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Protect Gnome Screen Saver Settings

By default in Gnome standard users can access their screensaver preferences and change settings such as the idle time and whether or not it locks the screen. I desire to set the screensaver settings ...
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Prevent a “click” to wake from screensaver from passing to the top application?

My company just deployed a dozen Windows XP touch screens in conference rooms to control video conferencing systems. We're using all-in-one PCs with no keyboard or mouse attached, so the only way to ...
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Desktop crashing after going to screensaver

My works domain has an automatic desktop lock after 15 minutes. It is enforced by going to screensaver and having the on resume password protect option selected. I am unable to disable this option on ...