JSI Tip 2110. NT 4.0 Terminal Server reboots 15 minutes after shutdown?

When you shutdown and NT 4.0 Terminal Server, running SP4/SP5, it may reboot after 15 minutes.

The problem is that the system default screen saver time-out is being interpretted, by shutdown, as a request to restart.

You can either turn off the system default screen saver or alter it's time-out.

Use Regedt32 to navigate to:

HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop

Either set ScreenSaveActive to 0 or enter a different time, in seconds, into ScreenSaveTimeOut.

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