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If my screen turns off due to power saving settings in Windows 8 the PC gets locked also. Is there a way to delay the locking another minute? I have no screen saver set (where the lock setting would be, but thats not even activated). I just want to reactivate the screen (e.g. in a meeting), without to log in every time the screen turns off. I do want it to lock after a certain time. The device is in a domain and synced with other devices, if that makes a difference.

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This is handled by the screensaver settings just as it was handled in Windows 7. If this is handled by a domain policy request it be adjusted. – Ramhound Apr 25 '13 at 12:13
@Ramhound I can't find the setting in Windows 8.1. Any idea how to do this in Windows 8.1? In 8.0, there was a setting in the Metro-style "Change PC settings" area. – trusktr Jan 24 '14 at 8:00
The setting is in exactly the same place. – Ramhound Jan 24 '14 at 11:49

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