Log On Screen Saver - Enable or Disable

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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.
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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Shawn Brink

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