Why is the screensaver wait time greyed out?
1. You have not selected a screensaver
To be able to set the wait time for a screensaver, you first need to select one in the list of screensavers within the Screen Saver Settings panel. Once you have done so, the "Wait" box should activate. If not, keep reading for another possible reason.
2. An administrator has defined a wait time for all users
On Windows, it is possible for users with administrative access rights to enter a single screensaver timeout setting (in seconds rather than minutes) for all other users of that computer or network. If you are not yourself an Administrator on this computer, you will not be able to change this setting, and will have to contact someone with more access rights.
Administrators are also able to disable the screensaver for all users. In that case, the wait time is set to 0 (zero) and cannot be customized so long as you have fewer access rights.
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