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Windows 7: Password and sleep settings won't stay saved

10 Oct 2013   #1
oldgunny

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Password and sleep settings won't stay saved

When I set my computer to go to sleep in two hours and set it to not require a password when waking up the settings won't stay saved and revert back to original settings. Is this just another glitch that you have to live with or is there a work around?


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10 Oct 2013   #2
gregrocker
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