Windows users use Ctrl+Alt+Del key sequences for the following purposes:
Synergy users are especially exposed to the need to access and authenticate multiple times across their many times multiple user and service accounts. Most Microsoft Domain Admins will have certain out of the box security features in place that impact the way computers can interpret Ctrl+Alt+Del and log-in requirements.
The Ctrl+Alt+Del key sequence is considered a “Protected” action in Windows, which means anytime a Synergy user executes a Ctrl+Alt+Del command it will always be executed on the server computer.
First, in Synergy, ensure that As Needed is selected under Elevate in Preferences.
In Windows, open the Local Group Policy Editor and enable the Secure Attention Sequence by following these steps:
You should now be able to press Ctrl+Alt+Del on the Synergy server computer, and see that Ctrl+Alt+Del is pressed on your Windows client.
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