screen saver apply through GPO but its not working, we having windows 2012 r2

sachin pawar 1 Reputation point

We have 2012 R2 DC's and deployed a GPO to start screen saver on windows 10 machines with below GPO settings. I can see GPO is applied on windows 10 machine via gpresult but its not starting the screensaver. Any idea whats going on.We applied GPO in

  1. User configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Personalization

Enable Screen Saver - Enabled

Force specific Screen Saver - Enabled (Executable name - xyz.scr)

Password protect the screen saver

Screen Saver timeout - Enabled (number of seconds to wait - xx)

  1. Windows Components\Windows media player\playback

Allow Screen saver - Enabled

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  1. Fan Fan 15,321 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    If possible , would you please share a screenshot of the output for the command: gpresult /h report.html to understand the issue more clearly?
    If there are any progress, welcome to share here!

    Best Regards,