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E.g., 1800) If that's correct, can you try setting the Group Policy to another screensaver to rule out some setting that is getting in the way? Is this a network-wide policy and not set for a certain OS? LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Bookmark & Share Digg this Thread!Add Thread to del.icio.usBookmark in TechnoratiTweet this threadShare on Facebook!Reddit! Wednesday, November 10, 2010 8:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I think I may have just found something, it is very obscure, but I this did the weblink

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Group Policy Screensaver Timeout Not Applying Windows 7

Any ideas why the GPO is "getting applied" but not actually creating the reg key? The only thing I can think of is that something is not allowing the idle timer to get to 15 minutes. Through Screen Saver Settings for... This is what I did to resolve the GPO issue.

The only permanent fix I found was to reinstall the OS and then a fresh copy of the GPO worked every time after that. One difference between those PC's is that the ones who lock after 1min show an entry in the register for the screensaver timeout at 60 seconds. But it still should work with the other settings IMHO. Screensaver Timeout Gpo Takes long time or takes forever!

Windows notices inactivity of a logon session, and if the amount of inactive time exceeds the inactivity limit, then the screen saver will run, locking the session. The account does have a password? Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? http://www.windowstechinfo.com/2013/07/windows-screen-server-auto-lock-not.html I would like to figure out these: - Is there any other group policy conflicting with the Windows 7 computers? - Are the Windows XP and Windows 7 computers in

andrew129260 View Public Profile Find More Posts by andrew129260 29 Sep 2013 #5 A Guy Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 51,235 posts Bay Area Peninsula Forgive me Gpo Screensaver Lock Admin Registered: 07/28/09 Posts: 14 By: modulo (offline)Monday, October 29 2012 @ 03:42 PM EDT modulo Make sure the settings for Windows 7 64-bit are as follows: Enable If you enable this policy setting with the Enable screen saver policy setting, you ensure that the system lock will work even when no screen saver is selected. Wednesday, March 28, 2012 7:26 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have the same issue.

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That shouldn't happen here. (I would probably have angry users with pitchforks and torches looking for me if I did that)  .... https://www.reddit.com/r/sysadmin/comments/3iinlo/gpo_for_locking_workstation_after_15_minutes_not/ I hope that makes sense. Group Policy Screensaver Timeout Not Applying Windows 7 Monday, February 28, 2011 7:40 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This is stilla problem, with no VMware tools to remove,in my testing. Group Policy Lock Screen After 10 Minutes The screen saver did not offer a password when I access the machine.

Thanks! have a peek at these guys Voila!So you did force a certain screensaver and forced a register change through GPO ? Last edited: Aug 14, 2013 gimp, Aug 14, 2013 gimp, Aug 14, 2013 #6 Aug 14, 2013 #7 Snowknight26 2[H]4U Messages: 3,841 Joined: May 8, 2005 Is the GPO a user How is it possible that the GPO settings seem to get through allright but these settings don't apply correctly ? Windows Server 2012 Lock Screen Timeout Group Policy

does it logoff the user ? Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Sysadmin 4 points5 points6 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? check over here permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]clifton23Jack of All Trades[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(0 children)Funny thing...

It is ackward as I've not seen this kind of problem with the Windows 2K3 domain and XP clients. Screen Saver Timeout Registry Got a GPO for the whole domain stating that screensaver should be enabled, ask for password on resume and wait about 20 minutes to kick in. I am unable using the obvious tools - to password protect the computer using the password screen saver.

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Browse other questions tagged windows-7 windows screensaver group-policy or ask your own question. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]clifton23Jack of All Trades[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)Thanks.. I have a 2008 R2 member server set up so I can use the 2008 GPO Manager and RSAT to manage GPO settings for the Windows 7 clients. Group Policy Screensaver Settings It's in the user config, and it is the pre-defined policy "Force specific screen saver" in: User Config\Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Personalization We also have the following policies configured: Enable screen saver -

However I need to apply Group Policy. 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, Servers are in XEN 5.6 environment - PC were syspreped but without any ties to the Xen enviroment. this content This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

Default 30 seconds. .NOTES Name: Lock-IdleScreen Author: David Bell DateCreated: 05/08/2015 .EXAMPLE IdleScreenLock -IdleTime 600 -CheckPeriod 30 #> param( [int]$IdleTime = 600, [int]$CheckPeriod = 30 ) # Define .Net functions to Are you in the IT department? permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]clifton23Jack of All Trades[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)I will try this.. So, I had to manually uninstall the tools be removing registry keys, system files, program files , and services related to VMWare.

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? Computer Configuration>Policies>Windows settings>Security Settings>Local policies>Security options ?Sorry, I think that policy was specific to Server 2012 DCs 1 Tabasco OP GarfieldMaximus Mar 31, 2015 at 3:06 UTC Bryan Thread Tools Search Thread Advanced Search 4th June 2013,10:45 AM #1 madurham Join Date Mar 2013 Location Northampton Posts 148 Thank Post 35 Thanked 34 Times in 24 Posts Rep If I enable 'Force Specific Screensaver' the correct screensaver kicks in after ten minutes but it isn't password protected.

VMWare tools cannot be uninstalled unless you are in a virtual machine, it spits out an error when trying to uninstall. We use something like this: start /min powershell -WindowStyle Hidden -Command \path\to\script.ps1 Also check your PowerShell script execution policy, you may need to sign the script for it to run. Screen saver workstation lock via GPO (self.sysadmin)submitted 1 year ago by clifton23Jack of All TradesI have tried everything to get this policy to work as intended. Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 4:28 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Was this ever resolved.