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    Windows lock screen timeout

    Not so much how to do it, more a query of how long you set before the unattended system locks.

    5mins, 10mins, 15mins?

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    For us it depends on the users / location. 10 minutes most locations such as classrooms. Longer like 30 minutes in offices.

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    Not allowed to do it at any less than over an hour as it happens in the middle of a class and impacts on the teaching, apparently. The teachers screensaver has a big sign saying "Don't forget to lock your computer"
    that's the best I could do

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    I have just checked our Group Policy for Staff: Screensaver timeout is set at 1800 seconds keyboard/mouse inactivity [30 minutes] Too long for my liking but it was an achievement to get it set at all let alone for a shorter time.

    #StaffResistance

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    Not allowed to do it at any less than over an hour as it happens in the middle of a class and impacts on the teaching, apparently.
    ^ this.

    Apparently "press [button] for fullscreen, it disables the screensaver/lock out" it too hard to remember.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    ^ this.

    Apparently "press [button] for fullscreen, it disables the screensaver/lock out" it too hard to remember.
    DOES IT????
    REALLY??????
    OMG I wasnt told that.....today....

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    Well I've set the time out to 20mins at one client, that's the maximum I'll go to... Caught a pupil using a teachers logging session just last week, all because the teacher hadn't locked the computer... Pffffft!!!!

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    Don't have a specific time set for lockout, but the computers go into standby after 35 minutes (the length of 1 period) so, technically, 35 minutes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    DOES IT????
    REALLY??????
    OMG I wasnt told that.....today....
    I think there's GPO settings for specific programs. [Like powerpoint]

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/...hen-fullscreen

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    I think there's GPO settings for specific programs. [Like powerpoint]

    Prevent Screensaver when fullscreen
    It amuses me that the top answer in that thread points right back to Edugeek

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    Quote Originally Posted by AngryTechnician View Post
    It amuses me that the top answer in that thread points right back to Edugeek
    Resistance is futile.

    All you support are belong to us.

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    I've also educated folks on the value of the 'freeze' button on the projector remote



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