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Windows 7: How do I enable lock when screen turns OFF?

07 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 64bit
How do I enable lock when screen turns OFF?

Hi all,

As the title says, I'm looking for a way to enable the lock screen when the screen turns off. I have found the option to require the user's password when the computer wakes up from sleeping, but I need it to lock when the screen turns off (after 5 minutes on my computer.)

This is just for extra security because I'm forget to press CTRL + L quite often.

Thanks all!

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07 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

Easiest way is to set a screen saver for the screen switch of time and use the option to require password on wake - the blank screen is as good a saver as any to pick
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07 Jan 2012   #3

Windows 7 64bit

Ah, silly me. That should work a treat. :)
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