Windows 10: Change Screen Saver Settings in Windows 10  

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  1.    10 Nov 2017 #40

    Look at the bottom of the Lock Screen setting...
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  2.    10 Nov 2017 #41

    I know how through the GUI.. I'm looking for how to set the time through the registry.
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  3.    10 Nov 2017 #42

    tturner152 said: View Post
    I've seen lots of different post about how to enable the screen saver in Win 10 and then go to power options and set the time. But where in the reg. can you set the time? In Win 7 it's HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Control Panel\Desktop\ScreenSaveTimeOut but that doesn't seem to work for Win 10. Anyone know how?
    Works for me!

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  4.    10 Nov 2017 #43

    I don't have that key in Windows 10, but looking in gpedit.msc there is a setting for screensaver timeout...
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  5.    10 Nov 2017 #44

    dmholt57 said: View Post
    I don't have that key in Windows 10, but looking in gpedit.msc there is a setting for screensaver timeout...
    Under the Windows key, you have to create the Control Panel key, then the Desktop sub-key, then create the ScreenSaveTimeOut String in the right hand pane with a 60 second incremental value.
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  6.    10 Nov 2017 #45

    Done, set to 240
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