Log On Screen Saver - Enable or Disable

Brink

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mvp
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How to Enable or Disable the Log On Screen Saver in Vista
Synopsis
When you are in a logon screen and do not click on a user and just let it sit, in 10 minutes (wait time) you will see the default logon screen saver. This will show you how to enable (turn on) or disable (turn off) the logon screen saver.
How to Enable or Disable the Log On Screen Saver in Vista


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When you are in a logon screen and do not click on a user and just let it sit, in 10 minutes (wait time) you will see the default logon screen saver. This will show you how to enable (turn on) or disable (turn off) the logon screen saver. The logon screen saver is enabled by default.




OPTION ONE
Using a REG File Download

1. To Disable the Logon Screen Saver
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.​
Disable_Logon_Screen_Saver.reg
download

B) Go to step 3.​

2. To Enable the Logon Screen Saver
A) Click on the Download button below to download the file below.​
Enable_Logon_Screen_Saver.reg
download

3. Click on Save, and save the .reg file to the Desktop.​
4. Right click on the downloaded .reg file and click on Merge.​
5. Click on Run, Continue (UAC), Yes, and then OK when prompted.​
6. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.​




OPTION TWO
Manually in Registry Editor

1. Open the Start Menu.​
2. In the white line (Start Search) area, type regedit and press Enter.​
3. Click on Continue in the UAC prompt.​
4. In regedit, go to: (See screenshot below)​
HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop

ScreenSaveActive_Reg.jpg
5. In the right pane, right click on ScreenSaveActive and click n Modify. (See screenshot above)​
6. To Disable the Logon Screen Saver
A) Type 0 (number zero) and click on OK. (See screenshot below step 7)​
B) Go to step 8.​

7. To Enable the Logon Screen Saver
A) Type 1 and click on OK.​
Modify_On-Off.jpg

8. Close regedit.​
That's it,
Shawn


 

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Brink

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Your welcome Harlanz, and welcome to Vista Forums.

I hope that you got it back. ;)

Shawn
 

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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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    Windows 10 Pro
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    i7-7500U @ 2.70 GHz
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    16 GB DDR4-2133
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    NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
    Sound Card
    Conexant ISST Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    17.3" UHD IPS touch
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