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I have a Windows XP machine that locks itself after an unknown amount of time. I have disabled the screen saver completely, and unchecked "lock computer when coming out of standby". I've even overrode the settings with gpedit. Even still, it locks itself after a while, and it doesn't take long.

If it's any sort of hint, the time period for the screensaver is greyed out, even if I choose an actual screensaver.

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Is your computer a member of a domain (corprotae network)? If so, that setting is usually controlled by domain policy. See here for more info:

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