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How to Add "Console lock display off timeout" to Power Options in Windows 10

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Console lock display off timeout is the amount of minutes Windows will wait idle with no activity while on the lock screen when a user locks the computer before timing out and automatically turning off the display.

The Console lock display off timeout setting is not shown in Power Options by default.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Console lock display off timeout setting under Display in Power Options for all users in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to add or remove this setting in Power Options.

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This will only affect the lock screen that is displayed when a user locks the computer (Win+L).

The Console lock display off timeout setting is set to 1 minute by default for all power plans.

Any changes to the Console lock display off timeout setting will affect all users on the PC that use the same power plan.


EXAMPLE: "Console lock display off timeout" in Power Options
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Here's How:
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The .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\7516b95f-f776-4464-8c53-06167f40cc99\8EC4B3A5-6868-48c2-BE75-4F3044BE88A7

Attributes DWORD

1 = Remove "Console lock display off timeout"
2 = Add "Console lock display off timeout"



1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add "Console lock display off timeout" to Power Options

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_Console_lock_display_off_timeout.reg

download


 3. To Remove "Console lock display off timeout" from Power Options

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_Console_lock_display_off_timeout.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn