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How do I stop Windows 8 from timing out after 1 minute and going to the login screen? (Lockscreen already disabled) This is very annoying when i'm trying to work. I have changed everything in power settings to 15 minutes but the screen still times out after 1 minute then goes to the Password / login screen.

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Check your screen saver settings under personalization
right click the desktop(not metro).
It is most likely set to 1 minute and you might want to uncheck the lock option as well.

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Thanks Nels Larsen, but every time I change the time from 1 minute to 15 mins, hit <apply> then <ok> it seems to reset the timer back to 1 minute by itself...??? –  jordan Dec 5 '12 at 2:13
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