I need to do this for around 200 machines when we upgrade. Setting 2: Screen Saver Timeout Now in the right pane of the local group policy editor, double click Screen saver timeout. Select Screen saver setting from bottom of the window. I appreciate you for providing details about your query. For this, you need to click the bottom-left Start button present on the desktop and open the Start Menu. They may not be wanting to bypass security but simply desire a different screen saver, but in the process accidentally remove the password requirement.
Method 1: Accessing the Local Group Policy Editor through Run To access the Local Group Policy Editor windows 10 through the run you need to follow the given steps: Step 1: First of all, right-tap on the lower-left corner of the desktop and open the Quick Access Menu Step 2: Next, open Run dialog box. Windows Spotlight is available in all desktop editions of Windows 10. If both the methods fail in your case, you should probably try out the third method discussed below. Verify the result on client computer When the policy is refreshed, you can try signing out or lock the computer to see the new lock screen image being applied. Andyoutside wrote: Does it show the setting you want in the details? Hopefully it gets fixed in one of the next updates. We are now using the domain network. This method does appear to work and not break the lockscreen for me anyway.
Set their account type to standard user. Method 1: Disable Changing Lock Screen Using Group Policy This first method is the easiest, but it may not work for some users, as the Group Policy Editor program is not included in the Home edition of Windows. Resolution for custom lock screen image A concern with custom lock screen images is how they will appear on different screen sizes and resolutions. However, some users may, inadvertently change the above settings from their individual Personalization settings such as under Lock Screen Settings. By default, Windows 10 downloads new images for the Lock screen from the internet.
For one user: The user can do this under their Lock Screen settings by clicking on the option to adjust screen saver settings. Even the most security conscious users can forget to lock the screen when leaving. There are a lot of features of Group Policy that are only applied on an enterprise version of windows 10. Press Windows + R keys together, type gpedit. You may download it from the below-mentioned download link.
Setting 4: Password Protect the Screen Saver The above settings just cause the screen saver to kick in. This should open group policy editor on your Home edition of Windows. Disclaimer: As you are trying to modify the registry for added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. I would suggest you to try following methods and check if it helps. Users may not be aware or not remember that the password requirement is part of your firm's security policy.
However if you are using only one user account and don't lock the system, then you can follow the below steps which wont prompt for password upon wake up from sleep: 1. Is the computer connected to a domain network? After you restart your computer, you will notice that Lock screen has been removed, and you should see only the sign-in screen. I have done it many times and finally succeeded. Step 7: Next, click This Computer to edit the Local Group Policy object. So, it is best to automate the screen lockout. Hi, I apologize for not addressing you in a timely manner. This method also works for Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education.
The Lock screen does not bring any additional functionality and exists for entertainment purposes only. This will open the Quick Access Menu. I am waiting for your response. Step 3: Then, enter the command gpedit. It may take some time depending upon your system performance. Your computer screen should automatically lock itself after 600 seconds.
Windows 8 was the same way, perhaps to a lesser extent. Thank you Hello, I would like to know some information about the issue so that we could help you better. If in the future, you do find a supported way, please remember to come back and post your findings. The description will be corrected in a future release. Step 1: Right-tap the lower-left corner on the desktop to open the Quick Access Menu, and open Run. And I just can't seem to find a way to do it.