1.    30 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 181
    Windows 10

    Not Allowing Password Input After Waking Up from Screensaver

    I noticed a peculiar issue yesterday.

    When the screensaver is active and I clicked the mouse to wake up the computer, I am taken to the lock screen where it displays the date and time. I need to click the mouse again to bring up the login screen, where I put in my password to get to the desktop. Everything goes well.

    Nevertheless, if I press any key on the keyboard to get from the lock screen to the Windows login screen instead of using the mouse, the login screen is displayed, but I cannot input any password. The mouse pointer remains responsive, but the pointer doesn't do anything when I click on the password input box or any of the icons on the lower right corner of the screen. I had to press Ctrl-Alt-Del several times to activate the password input box. Even so, the computer doesn't respond immediately. It remains in an unresponsive state for 10-20 seconds. Once I successfully signin Windows, then everything behaves normally.

    I Googled and searched the forum here, but I didn't find any description of a similar problem.

    Aside from just using the mouse from now on, has anyone else experienced this behavior?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    30 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 181
    Windows 10

    I realized that I could just disable the lock screen altogether.

    This may be a better option for me.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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