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Windows 7: Require a password on computer wakeup while auto login is enabled

04 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Require a password on computer wakeup while auto login is enabled

Hi guys I am wondering if there is any way that I can have my computer require a password after it has been woken up from sleep, or after the screen saver has been on, while I have auto login enabled. I have auto login on because I am too lazy to enter a password every time I start up my computer or switch between partitions. But I still would like the security of requiring a password after my computer has been woken up from sleep, or if my screen saver has come on, is there any way to do this?

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04 Jun 2013   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello BigDirrrty, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, you sure can. What you have set so far is only for automatic log on at startup.
Log On Automatically at Startup
The tutorial below will show you how to enable password protection when resuming from a screen saver.
Screen Saver Password Protection -Enable or Disable
The tutorial below will show you how to enable password protection on wake up.
Password - Require on Wakeup
Hope this helps, :)
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04 Jun 2013   #3

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

Control panel > power options > Change plan settings > change advanced power settings > require a password on wakeup > yes.

EDIT: ops, Brink already posted the answer. His response was only partially visible and I neglected to scroll all the way to the bottom of the page.
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