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How to disable the display timeout and "return to log in" setting


In brief

  1. Unlock/turn on console log display off timeout feature in Power Option

  2. Set timeout to 0 to turn it off.

Detail Steps

Unlocked the missing Power Settings feature in Server 2012.

  1. Open the following registry key - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\7516b95f-f776-4464-8c53-06167f40cc99\8EC4B3A5-6868-48c2-BE75-4F3044BE88A7

  2. Set the following value - Attributes => 2

  3. Now open Control Panel>Power Options>Change Plan Settings>Change Advanced Power Settings
    a. The new Display section Console lock display off timeout is now available.
    b. Configure your “Plugged in” value accordingly (0 to disable)


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Article ID: 44
Category: Knowledgebase
Date added: 01-03-2023 14:05:40
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