JSI Tip 0302 - Activate a password protected screensaver from an shortcut, batch, or via the scheduler.


In tip 005, we were able to activate a screensaver by making it executable. We were not able to activate any password protection.

Download sslaunch.zip. This program can activate any screensaver, with or without password protection, from a shortcut, batch or even the scheduler.

If Password protection is set on the screensaver, it will activate after the defined number of seconds.

When run from the scheduler, use the /interactive switch. It actives the screensaver defined for the current logged on user.

The syntax is very simple: <Drive:>\Directory\savescrn.exe

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