I have an application (winpenguin; it creates cute little penguins that wander around your Windows desktop) that I would like to run when my PC is locked. How's this possible?
Unless the program is designed to be a screen saver you can't run it when the computer is locked. By this I mean when the computer becomes idle and the rules for a screen saver apply.
Obviously if the program is already running it will continue to run. If you want to see it still running then you need to disable the screen saver.
If it is a screen saver go to:
then select the screen saver from the list:
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You may create a scheduled task using the following steps (the task will run when the PC gets locked):