Change the lock screen timeout

Sometime the lock screen timeout in Win 10 is too long, or too short. If you need to change it, please, do next:

  1. Start Registry Editor – Regedit in elevated prompt
  2. Go to: HKEYLOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\7516b95f-f776-4464-8c53-06167f40cc99\8EC4B3A5-6868-48c2-BE75-4F3044BE88A7”
  3. Double click the Attributes value to open the Properties window
  4. Change the value in the Value data box from 1 to 2
  5. Click OK
  6. Go to Power Options in the Control Panel
  7. Click on Change plan settings
  8. Click on Change Advanced Power Options
  9. Expand the Display item
  10. Choose Console lock display off timeout
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