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# 243574 18-Dec-2018 21:23
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My Dad wants his computer to only ask for a password after an hour of inactivity. It might go into sleep mode during that time and wake up, or it may be plugged in and stay on.

 

Anyone know how to do this? I haven't been able to work it out.


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  # 2147426 18-Dec-2018 21:31
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You can disable the requirement of password on coming back from sleep, and then set a blank screensaver with a password required...







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  # 2147428 18-Dec-2018 21:36
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Thanks, I'll give that a go when I can remote in to change it :) Other ideas are welcome too, in case I can't get that working (though it sounds simple).


 
 
 
 


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  # 2147541 19-Dec-2018 07:53
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An FYI to the screensaver option, Microsoft deprecated them in Win 10 1709 so this option may stop working in future updates.

 

 

 

 

 

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Ah ok, so let's not do screensavers thanks. Is there another way to do this?


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