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I’m assuming you want ANY user that logs in to have the same screensaver settings. This can best be accomplished by making the following reg tweaks (if you are not comfortable with the registry let me know and I can send you a file to import):

Open REGEDIT and load the ntuser.dat file from the “default user” directory (it may be hidden by default), I usually use the key name of DEFUSER.

Browse to the user’s hive: HKEY_USERSDEFUSERCONTROL PANELDESKTOP

Modify screensaver settings to your liking (or copy the settings from your “CURRENT_USERCONTROL PANELDESKTOP” settings).

Make sure to unload the hive, then reboot. Once a user logs in for the first time, they will assume these settings under their own NTUSER.DAT file. Hope this helps!