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Windows 7: Password - Require on Wakeup

23 Jul 2009   #10
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jackal, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If not, just let us know.


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24 Jul 2009   #11
Jackal5

Windows 7
 
 

Is it just me of does Windows 7 have the worst Sleep/Hibernation modes?

I was able to change the Password on wake to "No", but I still have problems with both the Sleep and Hibernation modes. Neither turns the pc "off". I still hear the fans running and the light around the volume knob is still on. The TV display turned off when it was suppose to. I can't even remember which method I was trying at the time but it would not come back on. I eventually had to turn off the PSU and then reboot to get the display back.

I was able to record a TV program on the SageTV schedule but I still couldn't wake the PC from the Hibernation mode until I cycled the PSU. If I manually put the PC into Sleep, then I could wake it from the keyboard or mouse. But just letting the PC sit to go into Sleep mode wouldn't happen.

I'm using the RC 7100 build. It's the weekend so I'll have some more time to try out some more configurations when I get home this evening.
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10 Dec 2009   #12
xXSevenXx

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64- bit
 
 

I adjusted my settings to 'no',however, it still asks me for a password!
Any suggestions?


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10 Dec 2009   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Seven,

Double check your "Screen Saver" settings to make sure that the On resume, display logon screen option is unchecked as well. This can give you a log on screen as well if the computer went to sleep after the screen saver was running.
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Hope this helps,
Shawn


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10 Dec 2009   #14
xXSevenXx

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64- bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Seven,

Double check your "Screen Saver" settings to make sure that the On resume, display logon screen option is unchecked as well. This can give you a log on screen as well if the computer went to sleep after the screen saver was running.
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Hope this helps,
Shawn
I solved this problem by selecting the 'Active' setting in the dropdown menu!
Thanks


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10 Dec 2009   #15
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted Seven.
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06 Jan 2010   #16
Methanoid

W7
 
 

Just joined to post on this topic but this seems a great source of info. Whenever I've been Googling questions it seems here the answer is....

Q: Is there a registry tweak to apply to achieve disabling password on resume from wakeup?

I have 4 machines at home and usually build my own unattended install disk to get them set up the way I like. A registry tweak would be nice as I can apply a pile of them in one file and fix those things I need.

Thanks guys n gals
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11 Mar 2010   #17
mis4mike

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scrfix View Post
Hello,

I am utilizing the command line for this. In Vista, you have to know the profile name or GUID before you can edit the setting.

I know that I can get that by utilizing powercfg -getactivescheme however when I do that I get returned:
Power Scheme GUID: 49ef8fc0-bb7f-488e-b6a0-f1fc77ec649b (Dell Recommended) which will be different for every computer.

All I need is the 49ef8fc0-bb7f-488e-b6a0-f1fc77ec649b
How would I capture just that in a variable?

I was thinking about the following code however it comes back as missing an operand. Any help would be much appreciated.

Code:
@echo off
For /F "Tokens=*" %%A In ('powercfg -getactivescheme^|Findstr /I /C:": "') Do Set /A _ActiveScheme=%%B
powercfg -SETACVALUEINDEX %_ActiveScheme% SUB_NONE CONSOLELOCK 0
powercfg -SETDCVALUEINDEX %_ActiveScheme% SUB_NONE CONSOLELOCK 0
Wayne Leiser, CTO
Spectacular Computer Repair

Hi scrfix - I use the vbs function below to extract the GUID from the line of text you have. It uses VB regex to pull the GUID:

Code:
Function GetGUID(inStr)
    'Extracts the GUID from the line in which it is embedded
    Set regEx = New RegExp
    regEx.Pattern = "[0-9a-f]+\-[0-9a-f]+\-[0-9a-f]+\-[0-9a-f]+\-[0-9a-f]+"
    regEx.IgnoreCase = True
    regEx.Global = True
    Set Matches = regEx.Execute(inStr)
    For Each Match in Matches
        'msgbox("Match " & I & " " & Match.Value)
        GetGUID = Match.Value
    Next
End Function
Hopefully 9 months later you're still looking for this.
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26 May 2010   #18
ultramage

Windows 7
 
 

Hello, I'm wondering if W7 supports a more fine-grained configuration: have password on wakeup from sleep, but not on wakeup from hibernation. This is because I already have a password prompt from Truectrypt, so asking for the password again is just redundant.
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27 May 2010   #19
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ultramage View Post
Hello, I'm wondering if W7 supports a more fine-grained configuration: have password on wakeup from sleep, but not on wakeup from hibernation. This is because I already have a password prompt from Truectrypt, so asking for the password again is just redundant.
I'm assuming you're using truecrypt because your version of Windows does not support the superior Bitlocker?
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