Mouse Cursor doesn't Hide on Lockscreen (after workaround) - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 04-05-2020, 04:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
True Techie
 
WarrenX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 199
Default Mouse Cursor doesn't Hide on Lockscreen (after workaround)

Hey Guys,

So I had a problem using the slideshow with the lockscreen in Windows 10, so I used a task schedule workaround:

Open "Task scheduler"
create new task(I put all tasks I create in a folder called "My tasks" for easy finding).
name "Kill LockApp"
new trigger "on workstation unlock"
delay task for "5 seconds" because it seams that it restarts after login(perhaps this is the bug)
new action
run program "taskkill"
add arguments "/f /t /im lockapp.exe"
Now, aproximently 5 seconds after login a command window will flash and lockapp process will be killed.

This worked, and now my slideshow works on the lockscreen; however, the one problem is that the cursor won't hide itself on idle, so the cursor just sits in one place. Is there any way to get the cursor to hide on idle without using a third party program?
__________________
R.I.P. Danny L. Trotter
14 Nov 1945 - 4 Sept 2009
WarrenX is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lockscreen Stuck on Picture (Can't Enable Slideshow) Windows 10 WarrenX Microsoft Windows and Software 3 04-26-2016 08:36 AM
Cursor jumps randomly (each time cursor is moved) - VGA output jjr87 Microsoft Windows and Software 4 02-22-2011 03:50 PM
Hide My IP/Hide My Mac? Any Good? Natalie105 Microsoft Windows and Software 3 10-31-2009 04:23 PM
Creative workaround for phone conferencing Osiris Off Topic Discussion 0 05-05-2006 10:03 AM
Company offers workaround for Sony's CD copy protection Osiris Microsoft Windows and Software 0 06-20-2005 05:04 PM



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.