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ssoperations screensaver idle logoff embedded

Screensaver Operations

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1.5.4 | Updated: 11 Apr 2018



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Screensaver Operations 1.5.4

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Screensaver Operations, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Screensaver Operations, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Screensaver Operations, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

📝 NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade ssoperations -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade ssoperations -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install ssoperations
    name: ssoperations
    version: '1.5.4'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'ssoperations' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.5.4'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller ssoperations
    Name     = "ssoperations"
    Version  = "1.5.4"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'ssoperations':
  ensure   => '1.5.4',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 16 Apr 2018.


Screensaver Operations allows you to perform configurable actions after a computer has been left idle for a specified amount of time.


  • Log off user, shut down or restart computer, or run any process when left idle
  • Optional warning message w/ screen dimming allowing users to cancel out
  • Can be configured and enforced via registry and Group Policy Preferences
  • Highly customizable with many easily configurable options such as delay time and custom messages
  • Colors can be adjusted to match your organization policies
  • Great replacement for the outdated Windows Exit Screen Saver Tool (Winexit.scr)
  • Windows Vista and Windows 7 compatible (Should work in Win8/10.)
  • Supports both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows operating systems

View the README for more information.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsDir   = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

$unzipArgs = @{
   FileFullPath = (Get-ChildItem -Path $toolsDir -Filter "*.zip").FullName
   Destination  = Join-Path $env:TEMP $env:ChocolateyPackageName

Get-ChocolateyUnzip @unzipArgs

$bits = Get-OSArchitectureWidth
$InstallerFile = (Get-ChildItem -Path $unzipArgs.Destination -Filter "*win$($bits)*.msi" -Recurse).FullName

$packageArgs = @{
   packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
   fileType       = 'msi'
   file           = $InstallerFile
   silentArgs     = "/qn /norestart /l*v `"$($env:TEMP)\$($packageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).MsiInstall.log`"" # ALLUSERS=1 DISABLEDESKTOPSHORTCUT=1 ADDDESKTOPICON=0 ADDSTARTMENU=0
   validExitCodes = @(0)
   softwareName   = 'Screensaver Operations*'

Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
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The Grim Admin is making this software freely available on the basis that it is accepted as found and that the user checks its fitness for purpose prior to use.

This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied warranties whatsoever. In no event will the authors, partners or contributors be held liable for any damages, claims or other liabilities direct or indirect, arising from the use of this software.

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1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not claim that you wrote the original software.
2. You must not alter the software, user licence or installer in any way.
3. This notice may not be removed or altered from any distribution.
4. You may not resell or charge for the software.
5. You may not reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, derive the source code of or modify [or create derivative work from] the program.
6. You must not use "Screensaver Operations" to engage in or allow others to engage in any illegal activity.
7. You may not claim any sponsorship by, endorsement by, or affiliation with our company.
8. You acknowledge that The Grim Admin owns the copyright and all associated intellectual property rights relating to the software.
md5: BA4B200A91417B4DB9040C23633D2ED2 | sha1: E7FCD50D83AE65789756AECF46852ACFA59FDEDB | sha256: 1571E277DF38DFFF402B48BBD1DC12138A31774F2F46AA98EC6E7FD41EA1B6E6 | sha512: 7F44046CD51FB522C1AD1B9814677038A054CE800F3F165714C54AD6DD9D21EAF29D592D06FCDA4E1939C8AB181E18CB748A662F522F651E0A248EBF9E188662
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in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.
The zipped installers can be downloaded from the download link on this page:

Direct download: 
Version  : 1.5.4
URL      :
CheckSum : bc86e0a4c47c100759b21d29428706262eaf0d0b7015a74ac3e8d6f29efd2a76

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Screensaver Operations 1.4 450 Thursday, May 11, 2017 Approved

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