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Windows 7: Task : Lock screen after 10 minutes inactivity

03 Aug 2013   #1

Task : Lock screen after 10 minutes inactivity


Months ago i made a task to lock screen after 10minutes idle. It worked well but it doesn't anymore, didn't change it and no app making the comp busy so i dunno why... Maybe cause of an update or something? Hope to find an answer.


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03 Aug 2013   #2

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Did you try this?

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13 Mar 2014   #3


Old thread.. But having the same problem again as i just did a clean install. I made a .bat file with the following text :

@echo off
rundll32.exe user32.dll, LockWorkStation

I created a task, set it to launch that bat after system's inactive for 5mins, no waiting. It doesn't seem to work..
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15 Mar 2014   #4


It seems that screensaver may interfere with this..? If screensaver start too earlier, computer won't lock, and if task lock computer before screen saver comes in, it'll never come, right?
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