You need to remove the concept of "active window" and "foreground window" from your script. Once your remove those 2, and send the "keys" to the *background*ed window, it will work. http://forums.codeguru.com/showthread.php?313632-quot-Sendkeys-quot-problem-while-computer-locked
. Notice SendKeys doesn't ask for a HWND. You need something that takes a HWND or object equivalent. SendKeys is a wrapper for http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms646304%28v=vs.85%29.aspx
. If the lock screen is the foreground window, where do you think your key presses will go assuming they aren't blocked for security reasons?