Screen Saver Time-out is Limited to 60 Minutes

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SYMPTOMS
With Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 3 and earlier, screen savers can be set toa maximum of 60 minutes wait time.
CAUSE
This limit was hard coded at 60 minutes.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
MORE INFORMATION
With Service Pack 4 and later, the screen saver wait time can be set tobetween 1 and 999 minutes.
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Article ID: 191915 - Last Review: 02/23/2014 01:10:38 - Revision: 3.1

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