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permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]SubAtomicOutlawJoke of all Trades 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago(0 children)I had a simlar problem, except it was that the screen saver would come on, but the time settings I had These links will... My System Specs OS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit pcpro178 View Public Profile Find More Posts by pcpro178 Lock Computer Not Working « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Search this Thread Since the Windows XP days, the easiest way to do the locking is by pressing Windows+L, though you can also press Ctrl+Alt+Delete and lock your PC from the page that comes see this
This never triggered for some reason. I have always had a sneaking suspicion that it was caused by interference from other nearby electronic devices. Remember how older cell phones Sysadmin 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(10 children)User Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Control Panel > Personalization Set to password protect the Screen Saver and then set the timeout. Right-click the Policies key and choose New > Key. Let me know if this works for the HP Z620 as well. 0 Pimiento OP BigEHead Jun 26, 2013 at 2:24 UTC 1st Post Did the latest BIOS
It works on all Windows 8.1, 10 machines but randomly on Windows 7. Advertisement ^ Navigate to the following key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System In the right pane, right-click and opt to create a new DWORD 32-bit value. System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C to 4 Ghz) Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 Memory 32 GB (8GBx4) G.SKILL DDR3 Quad PC3-19200 2400 Windows L Key Locks Computer Reply Subscribe RELATED TOPICS: Lock computers in domain via GP Screen saver group policy not working Screensaver and Lock GPO   1 2 Next ► 27 Replies Serrano
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And if you press Ctrl+Alt+Delete--or click the User button on the Start menu, you'll see that the "Lock" command has been removed. Disable Windows + L Windows 10 How to Use an Android Device as a Second Monitor for Your PC or Mac How to Auto-Control Your PC's Fans for Cool, Quiet Operation How to Fix Hard Drive Problems RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search How-To Geek How to Disable the Lock Workstation Functionality (Window+L) in Windows By default, using the Windows+L key combination locks Windows, so you The WinKey is the key with the Windows logo shown on it, and it is usually found between the Ctrl and Alt keys on your keyboard.
General Discussion Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock screen messagesHi, how to disable Caps lock, num lock, scroll lock screen messages? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]clifton23Jack of All Trades[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)Thanks.. Windows Key + L Not Working Windows 10 Any other ideas or suggestions would be appreciated. Windows L Not Working Windows 10 If that's not it, make sure the screensaver setting "On resume, display login screen." It's unlikely, but that could be conflicting with the policy, too. 0 Ghost Chili
permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]atroxesElectrical Equipment Manager 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)Brace yourself for a flood of comments about how your colleagues have to "Type their password all the time when working!!!!" Stick http://vicnot.net/not-working/microphone-to-computer-not-working.html RTFM Sysadmin Jobs Official Subreddit IRC Channel - #reddit-sysadmin on irc.freenode.net Posts of pictures are not permitted. You can follow him on Facebook and Twitter. Also, if you’re on a company network, do everyone a favor and check with your admin first. Windows 7 Can't Lock Computer
Problem does NOT happen when the user logs into another computer. One hack disables the Lock Workstation functionality and the other enables it, restoring the default setting. How to fix this? [solved]-Windows screen server auto lock not working.. Check This Out Domain Creation of Forest, Domain, GPO and FileServer.
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]clifton23Jack of All Trades[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(6 children)The policies are being applied to the local machines. Windows 7 Won't Lock This is very useful when you need to be away from your computer and do not want other people to use it or access your documents. You can now exit the Local Group Policy Editor.
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]dtbell91 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(4 children)We had the same issue with some Windows 7 workstations not locking after users being away for way longer than the screensaver timeout. Nothing telling in the logs. Or change your execution policy to run anything... Hkey_current_user\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\policies\system have you tied gpupdate /force /logoff ?
Instead you should follow the instructions here. Checkout the Wiki Users are encouraged to contribute to and grow our Wiki. I am using Windows 7 Professional, 32-bit with domain login. http://vicnot.net/not-working/magicjack-plus-not-working-without-computer.html Also, yes my windows key works, both of them do in fact.
This thread is now locked and can not be replied to. PaulB2005 09:04 08 Jan 08 Number 34 at click here seems to have worked!! Default 600 seconds .PARAMETER CheckPeriod Length of time (in seconds) between checks for idle. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[+][deleted] 1 year ago(2 children)[deleted] [–]clifton23Jack of All Trades[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(1 child)Yes via RSOP.
i'd like to find out why! General Discussion When I lock the desktop, the keyboard and trackpad stop working.When I lock the desktop, the keyboard and trackpad stop working on my Windows 7 laptop. No logical reason so far. Name the new key "System." Note that if you already have a System key there, you can just skip this step.
reboot Once the system boots, let it sit for the designated idle to lock time, and see if it locks, If it does you can start turning services and programs back do you have any filtering in place? Also TOSHIBA Bluetooth Stack software, but in device manager: keyboard > hid keyboard device both using microsoft drivers. If you want to enable this feature in the future, just go back to the same setting and change it to Not Configured.
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]dtbell91 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(2 children)<# .SYNOPSIS Monitors for keyboard/mouse activity and locks the user session after a defined period of inactivity .DESCRIPTION Monitors for keyboard/mouse activity and locks Hardware & Devices Windows+L shortcut key (lock session) not working anymorehello, everything's in title, this shortcut doesn't work anymore, randomly (comes back later) nothing happen when pressed. In Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise, hit Start, type "gpedit.msc," and then press Enter. First, my both ALT keys were locked.
In our case there was a setting we could change but no easy way to change it for everyone and ensure it stayed that way.