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Old 04-30-2008, 11:41 PM   #1
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Default How do you auto-lock your computer when it is inactive?

The computers in my uni automotically locks when it is inactive for 10 minutes, so other people can not alter your stuffs unless if they know your password. I want to get a similar program for free for my laptop. Where can I get one?
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Old 04-30-2008, 11:43 PM   #2
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turn screen saver on and tickm - go back to login screen. When the screensaver goes and you move the mouse it will go back to the log in screen.
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Old 05-02-2008, 08:51 PM   #3
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ok it worked, except for I managed to log in by simply clicking "ok" instead of typing in the password. How do I fix that?
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ok it worked, except for I managed to log in by simply clicking "ok" instead of typing in the password. How do I fix that?
is there a password on your account?
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Default Re: How do you auto-lock your computer when it is inactive?

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go to control panel, user accounts, and set one.
if you dont want to wait for the screensaver to kick in just press the windows key + L to lock it
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if you dont want to wait for the screensaver to kick in just press the windows key + L to lock it
yeah i do that sometimes and at school that is the easy way to lock your computer
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Default Re: How do you auto-lock your computer when it is inactive?

think they have disabled that at our 6th form. its useful at home though
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think they have disabled that at our 6th form. its useful at home though
i agree
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