|Screen Saver Password Protection Policy (Windows 2000/XP)|
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This restriction determines whether the screen saver is password protected and prevents users from changing the password-protection setting.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD valued called "ScreenSaverIsSecure" and set it to a value from the table below.
(Not in registry) - Users can turn password-protection on and off.
0 - Screen savers are not password-protected.
1 - All screen savers are password-protected.
Restart Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Control Panel\|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: September 30, 2002