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Windows 7: Sleep Mode - User Button in middle of screen on wakeup

27 Aug 2016   #1
mark4x4

W7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Sleep Mode - User Button in middle of screen on wakeup

I know how to set the sleep mode in Control Panel - System & Security - Power Options but how can I bypass the User button in the middle of the screen when it wakes?


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27 Aug 2016   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

In Power Options Advanced Settings set Require a password on wakeup to No.
Here is a tutorial with screen prints and more info:
Password - Require on Wakeup
Let us know if that helps you.
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27 Aug 2016   #3
mark4x4

W7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Thanks DavidE for the response but I dont care about password, I just want it to go straight to the desktop upon wakup, without having to click on the User button.

Is that possible with sleep mode?

Thanks
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27 Aug 2016   #4
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Try setting the change i suggested.
For me it allows going straight to the desktop even when i am logged into an account with no PW.
It's an easy change to test, if you don't like it, reset it what it was.
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