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How can I implement screen saver for 1500 computers in a domain

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  • we have a domain contains around 1500 computers, which is scattered around the country(WAN). How can I implement screen saver for all computers.
    Monday, March 21, 2016 12:31 PM

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  • Hi,

    Under User Configuration > Policies > Admin Templates > Control Panel > Personalization there is an option for Force Specific Screensaver. In the field you need to type the name of your .scr executable of your screensaver.

    Best Regards,

    Alvin Wang


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    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:56 AM
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  • Hi,

    Thanks for your post.

    Please check the following Policy:

    User Configuration --- Administrative Templates: Policy definitions --- Control Panel --- Personalization:

    • Policy                                                              Setting
    • Enable screen saver                                          Enabled
    • Force specific screen saver                                Enabled
    • Screen saver executable name                          scrnsave.scr
    • Password protect the screen saver                     Enabled
    • Screen saver timeout                                        Enabled
    • Number of seconds to wait to enable the screen saver Seconds: <some_integer>

    Group Policy Planning and Deployment Guide

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754948%28v=ws.10%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396

    Best Regards,

    Alvin Wang


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    Tuesday, March 22, 2016 3:31 AM
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  • If I have custom screen saver(screen.scr). How can I do the implementation.

    I am waiting for fast answers. Pls

    Tuesday, March 22, 2016 6:29 AM
  • Hi,

    Under User Configuration > Policies > Admin Templates > Control Panel > Personalization there is an option for Force Specific Screensaver. In the field you need to type the name of your .scr executable of your screensaver.

    Best Regards,

    Alvin Wang


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    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 1:56 AM
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  • Hi,

    Just want to confirm the current situations.

    Please feel free to let us know if you need further assistance.

    Best Regards,

    Alvin Wang


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    Friday, March 25, 2016 7:49 AM
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