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Windows 7: User Account Help???

29 Dec 2009   #1
tl2006

wtf?
 
 
User Account Help???

This is my first time using windows 7 and I cant figure out how to turn off the default "log out". If my computer goes untouched for 3 mins it goes to the select user screen. I dont want to have to keep clicking on it, anyone know how to turn this off???


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29 Dec 2009   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello TL, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In your Advanced Power Plan settings, double check to make sure that this option below is set to NO.
User Account Help???-advanced_power_plan_settings.jpg
If you use a screen saver, then also check to make sure that the option below is unchecked as well.
User Account Help???-screen_saver.jpg
Hope this helps,
Shawn


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29 Dec 2009   #3
tl2006

wtf?
 
 

yes it did! thank you
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29 Dec 2009   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome TL.
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31 Dec 2009   #5
tl2006

wtf?
 
 

Hey brink, i thought it had worked but i guess it didnt, here is what my screen looks like when it goes to the sign in screen, it has my name and says "locked" underneath it.
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31 Dec 2009   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

TL,

That looks more like the screen you would see when you manually lock the computer from the Start Menu, or press the Windows Key + L, and you do not have a password created for the account.
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31 Dec 2009   #7
tl2006

wtf?
 
 

correct, i dont have a password created, after about maybe 10 mins of no computer activity, it automaticaly jumps to this screen
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31 Dec 2009   #8
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

TL,

Double check to make sure that Screen Saver option above is still unchecked and click OK. 10 minutes is the default time for this.
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31 Dec 2009   #9
tl2006

wtf?
 
 

ok, the screensaver was "none" but the box was checked and said 5 minutes, so now ive unchecked the box and hit apply. this should work now, we"ll see lol thanks again
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31 Dec 2009   #10
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome. Hope that does it to for you.
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