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Windows 7: How do I make sure this goes into sleep?


19 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 8
 
 
How do I make sure this goes into sleep?

I want to make sure that it locks out of my account when I don't use it for a long time. It used to do this but then I noticed that it didn't anymore.


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19 Jul 2013   #2

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

If you have a restore point from before the problem started, you could see if a system restore fixes the issue.
System Restore

You could also use this tutorial for troubleshooting.
Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems
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20 Jul 2013   #3

Windows 8
 
 

Oh ok I just wanted to make sure it locked out after a while. I noticed that it just stayed on so that anyone who wanted to steal my computer could make use of it becaues it didn't lock out like it should. So it's more of auto locking out problem than sleeping problem, I wasn't so clear on the original post.
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21 Jul 2013   #4

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

Maybe you want Screen Saver with the "On resume, display logon screen" checked ?

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