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ScreenSaveTimeOut Entry

Updated: March 28, 2003

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2


HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop


Data type Range Default value


Seconds in decimal

600 (10 minutes)


Specifies how long the system must remain idle before the screen saver starts.

Change Method

To change the value of this entry, in Control Panel double-click Display, click the Screen Saver tab, and then change the value in the Wait box.

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