Windows logoff command
Frank D. Engel, Jr.
fde101 at fjrhome.net
Tue Dec 21 09:40:55 CST 2004
The way I've normally seen this done is to set the program up as a
screen saver, and to set the screen saver to activate after whatever
time limit the administrator wishes. The screen saver might run for a
few minutes with a warning that the user will be automatically logged
out after a certain amount of time, then if the screen saver is still
running x amount of time later, the user is logged out.
In this case, the lock screen feature is actually good, since the user
is given a chance to identify himself to the system again and cancel
the logout if he was simply spending a huge amount of time reading
something on the screen or waiting for his CD to burn or file to
Not sure how to do this in Rev, though, sorry.
You might want to look at these sites, though (quick google search):
On Dec 21, 2004, at 10:23 AM, Bill Vlahos wrote:
> We have some Win2K and WinXP computers that are used by multiple
> people with Active Directory authentication. Sometimes users forget to
> log out when the are done and the computer locks with the screen
> saver. Only the users who locked it or an administrator can unlock it.
> There does not appear to be a setting that will log the user out
> instead of simply locking the screen.
> 1. Is there a command I can write in Revolution to log the user off?
> 2. How can I tell if the screen is locked, get triggered by the
> system when the screen locks, and/or mimic an inactivity timer?
> 3. If I can write a program to do this, how can I run it as a service
> so the user can't quit it?
> Bill Vlahos
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> use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
Frank D. Engel, Jr. <fde101 at fjrhome.net>
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