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Locked after sleep mode wakeup keeps coming back

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puzzledinmn

#1
I don't want my account locked when my computer comes out of sleep mode. I
want it to go right back to my desktop (I am the sole user). I have found
that when I go to Power Options, Require a password on wakeup, it is always
set to Don't require a password no matter what. I can toggle that to Require
a password and back and my account will not lock on wakeup. But a few days
later it starts locking again and I have to toggle the setting again.

What the h@#l is going on and how can I fix it so I can continously come
straight back out of sleep mode? Thanks.
 

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Michael Walraven

#2
Do you use a screen saver? If so does it require a password? They may
conflict.

Michael


"puzzledinmn" <puzzledinmn@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:C4633D70-5F25-47B6-A915-8DED5BA0344A@xxxxxx

> I don't want my account locked when my computer comes out of sleep mode.
> I
> want it to go right back to my desktop (I am the sole user). I have found
> that when I go to Power Options, Require a password on wakeup, it is
> always
> set to Don't require a password no matter what. I can toggle that to
> Require
> a password and back and my account will not lock on wakeup. But a few
> days
> later it starts locking again and I have to toggle the setting again.
>
> What the h@#l is going on and how can I fix it so I can continously come
> straight back out of sleep mode? Thanks.
 

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puzzledinmn

#3
I use a screensaver with no password. I enter sleep mode manually since the
one hour automatic does not work with a screensaver. Why would a screensaver
lock my account? Thanks for the suggestion though.

"Michael Walraven" wrote:

> Do you use a screen saver? If so does it require a password? They may
> conflict.
>
> Michael
>
>
> "puzzledinmn" <puzzledinmn@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:C4633D70-5F25-47B6-A915-8DED5BA0344A@xxxxxx

> > I don't want my account locked when my computer comes out of sleep mode.
> > I
> > want it to go right back to my desktop (I am the sole user). I have found
> > that when I go to Power Options, Require a password on wakeup, it is
> > always
> > set to Don't require a password no matter what. I can toggle that to
> > Require
> > a password and back and my account will not lock on wakeup. But a few
> > days
> > later it starts locking again and I have to toggle the setting again.
> >
> > What the h@#l is going on and how can I fix it so I can continously come
> > straight back out of sleep mode? Thanks.
>
 

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sparduch

New Member
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#4
Unlike others in this thread, my problem has emerged after the most recent Windows Update. I had already disabled the "require password on wakeup" and I didn't need a password until now, even though the option hasn't (spontaneously) changed as seems to be the case for some users.

I'm guessing that there must be something about the updates that I installed that has changed the settings in a non-obvious way. Of all the recent updates, I suspect the culprit is one or more of the following:

Security Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems KB970238
Security Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems KB961501
Security Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems KB968537

The other updates were regarding Office, ActiveX Killbits, Malicious Software removal or IE8, so I doubt that they are the cause.

Has anyone else experienced this issue and if so, have they figured out (short of removing the update) how to solve it?
 

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