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Windows 7: Begin screen saver when lock computer

12 Nov 2009   #1
anothertrad

Windows 7
 
 
Begin screen saver when lock computer

Hello, it's possible to windows immediately initiate screen saver when I lock'im? (WINDOW KEY + L)? No matter how many minutes I put to initiate the screen saver. I want that it begin immediately after I lock windows. Just like GNOME does.

Thanks, if it's possible, I hope you guys help me.


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12 Nov 2009   #2
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

I don't think its possible - try choosing the password option when the screensaver is interrupted and set the screensaver interval to 1 min.
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12 Nov 2009   #3
anothertrad

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
I don't think its possible - try choosing the password option when the screensaver is interrupted and set the screensaver interval to 1 min.
yeah, but this is the first thing that anyone will think. And was the first thing I thought. But I don't want that. I don't want to use screen saver unless I block the computer.
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12 Nov 2009   #4
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Why are you worried about security? Any OS can be cracked.
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13 Nov 2009   #5
anothertrad

Windows 7
 
 

Is not about security, is just a personalization
So, the final answer is that is not possible?
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13 Nov 2009   #6
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

I'm guessing you have a custom screensaver that you want to show as soon as you lock the computer?
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13 Nov 2009   #7
anothertrad

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
I'm guessing you have a custom screensaver that you want to show as soon as you lock the computer?
That's right. But I don't want to see it when I am using the computer, so I put 20 minutes for the screen saver start.
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13 Nov 2009   #8
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

HKEY_USER/.DEFAULT/Control Panel/Desktop. SetScreenSaveTimeOut to 0

If you cannot find this key, do a search ofSetScreenSaveTimeOut in HKEY_USER.

Don't forget to reboot the machine after u set this.

Note: This will be active at anytime.
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13 Nov 2009   #9
anothertrad

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
HKEY_USER/.DEFAULT/Control Panel/Desktop. SetScreenSaveTimeOut to 0

If you cannot find this key, do a search ofSetScreenSaveTimeOut in HKEY_USER.

Don't forget to reboot the machine after u set this.

Note: This will be active at anytime.
what are you trying to do with this?
This steps are the same thing of I open the 'preferences' and set screen saver time out to 0.
Is nothing about my doubt.
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13 Nov 2009   #10
anothertrad

Windows 7
 
 

if there is any shortcut to run screen saver, it will really solve my problems.
I just will enable the option 'on resume, display logon screen' and press the shortcut.
is there any?
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