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Jan
26
comment Monitor and control a VPN connection
Thanks. Funny enough, just last night I showed a young man I mentor how to use .NET's Ping class to check the availability of a printer. I also showed him the Windows ping.exe command, for scripting the job if needed. I'll just have to find out how to reconnect now.
Jan
22
asked Monitor and control a VPN connection
Jan
21
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
I had to award the bounty due to the time limit, and this is the only answer that raises a question I have not already investigated and found to not be the cause of the problem.
Jan
18
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
Ooh, who would have though of that. I do, I'll look into that, thanks.
Jan
18
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
I have checked that. It should do nothing with mains power on.
Jan
17
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@I'monstackexchange I don't see how anything on the monitor can tell the PC to lock. The comms channel, i.e. VGA, between them is strictly one way, from PC to monitor. If the monitor just went blank, I would consider this, but the PC goes to lock screen. How can a VGA channel make the PC do that?
Jan
14
revised Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
Added breaking news about laptop lid.
Dec
29
awarded  Yearling
Dec
27
accepted No more custom libraries on Windows 10?
Dec
27
comment No more custom libraries on Windows 10?
Oooh, thank you. I wondered where the hell you got a Libraries folder from, then found that mine was configured to not display, otherwise I would have figured something out with it. Thanks for the detail in your answer.
Dec
27
asked No more custom libraries on Windows 10?
Dec
25
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@EddieDunn My setting there is 240 minutes when plugged in.
Dec
25
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@EddieDunn Hehe, no problem. Yes, on for the "On power" settings, those range from a minimum of 4 hours.
Dec
24
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@EddieDunn I said I wanted to "see if anything changes". I don't know how you can read into that that I fixed it. David, I will now set it back to (none), again to see if anything changes.
Dec
24
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@DavidPostill I said I had set a screensaver with a 5 minute delay, not that I had actually achieved one. The only differense setting that screensaver made was that now the screen doesn't go blank when it locks, it shows the lock screen, not the 'Mystify" pattern I chose for the screen saver. I have been away, and not able to time the locking, but the screen saver is definitely not working as it should.
Dec
24
comment Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
@DavidPostill I hadn't checked them until now, but on finding that screen, I switched a screen saver on with a delay of 5 minutes to see if anything changes. Maybe a buggy Win 10 was showing the "(none)" screensaver after 1 minute for some reason, and now it should show "mystify" after 5 minutes.
Dec
24
asked Why does my screen keep locking every two minutes or so?
Dec
22
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
19
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
11
awarded  Notable Question