Where Is the Welcome Screen Saver Setting Located for the Windows Logon?


Quick Answer

The screen saver settings of Windows logon screen are in the Windows registry. To access these settings, click the Start button, and select Run. In the text box, enter "regedt32" and click OK. In the registry editor, find the key "HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop."

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To change the screen saver, double-click Scrnsave.Exe in the Details pane of the registry editor, and change the value to the path and name of a different screen saver file. To change the timeout setting, double-click ScreenSaveTimeOut in the Details pane, and enter a new value in the Value data box. This value is in seconds. To disable the screen saver, double-click ScreenSaveActive in the Details pane, and enter "0" in the Value data box.

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