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Lock/Unlock computer

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by carsonsandy, Nov 17, 2007.

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  1. carsonsandy

    carsonsandy Thread Starter

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    I have managed to somehow put a lock my computer. Now, everytime I leave it for just a few minutes I have to enter my password to get back in. How do I disable this feature?? I am using WinXP. Thanks.....
     
  2. DoubleHelix

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    Change power settings to not prompt for a password after resuming from a screen saver or sleep mode.

    How does one accidentally put a lock on their own computer that they didn't want there? Usually the Lock / Unlock options appear on company computers for security purposes. That's not the case here, right?
     
  3. carsonsandy

    carsonsandy Thread Starter

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    I went to power settings as you suggested, the option to prompt for a password is already unchecked. No, this is not a work computer.....I was just futzing around, and clicked on something to try it out not knowing the consequenses. I know just enough about these computers to be dangerous....:)))))
     
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