There are two areas controlling if you have to type a password.
'on resume display logon screen'
Power options, advanced settings,
additional settings, 'require a password on wakeup'
Both can be accessed via screen saver / change power settings dialog.
"janetgran51" <janetgran51@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I know how and why to type my password each time I return to my computer -
> need to know how to unlock it permanently! I accidently clicked on the
> from the Start menu - I have no need to have my pc locked and don't want
> have to keep typing the password each time I return.