Screen locking through group policy

Somebody here mentioned to me that her screen doesn’t lock like it is supposed to after 15 minutes. I couldn’t figure out why because I thought I had everything in group policy set right. I lock my computer myself every time I get up from it so I never noticed. But come to find out that if a screen saver isn’t selected on the client machine it will not lock unless you set the policy “screen saver executable name.” I guess it is my fault for not completely reading the descriptions for the other three settings that say you have to specify the executable name. I just typed in scrnsave.scr for the black one, that way it looks like the monitor went to sleep. It should ask for a password when it wakes back up.

To find these go to user configuration -> policies -> administrative templates -> control panel -> display.Image


  1. #1 by elnur on February 17, 2014 - 5:11 AM


  2. #2 by Anonymous on January 10, 2013 - 6:08 AM

    10x. you help me to solve this issue đŸ™‚


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