RE: Windows 2003 - computer is in use and has been locked but can't lo

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Subject: RE: Windows 2003 - computer is in use and has been locked but can't lo
Posted by:  Airwolf (Airwo…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2006

The answer is obvious, disable the screen saver options.

"Col" wrote:

> Hi
>
> I am working on a Win2k3 Server with the latest updates. When I leave the
> computer for a while the screen saver comes up and when I want to unlock it,
> it says the password is incorrect. I logged in under the administrator
> account.
>
> This is impossible. I can unlock (and unfortunately logoff the administrator
> account) using another user with administrator permissions and then log in
> again with the administrator user. So I know that I know the correct
> password.
>
> Furthermore, this problem happens every single time.  There don't appear to
> be any strange events in the event logs.
>
> The server is newly installed and doesn't have much in it. It's pretty much
> on default settings but server roles were added.
>
> Any idea what is causing this and how to fix it?
>
> Thx

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Windows 2003 - computer is in use and has been locked but can't lo posted by Col on Tue, 14 Mar 2006