Windows 10: PC shows lock screen after a few minutes idle

  1.    15 Dec 2015 #1

    PC shows lock screen after a few minutes idle


    I can not get my pc to follow my Power and Sleep settings. After 5 minutes of inactivity, the screen is blank and I have to wake it and login.

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  2. Kari's Avatar
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       15 Dec 2015 #2

    It sounds as if you had the Blank screen saver selected, set to 5 minutes and to ask login on resume:

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  3.    16 Dec 2015 #3

    Kari said: View Post
    It sounds as if you had the Blank screen saver selected, set to 5 minutes and to ask login on resume:

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    Kari

    Thanks for the response but I have no screen saver set.
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    Any other suggestions? This is a royal PITA!
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  4. Kari's Avatar
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       16 Dec 2015 #4

    Sorry to hear that, the "symptoms" fitted perfectly. Let's hope someone comes with a better idea, I can't think of anything else.
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  5. Dude's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro X64
       16 Dec 2015 #5

    Check you power settings, sounds like you have the monitor set to power off after a few minutes.
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  6.    17 Dec 2015 #6

    Dude said: View Post
    Check you power settings, sounds like you have the monitor set to power off after a few minutes.
    My power settings are shown in Post 1.
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  7.    28 Dec 2015 #7

    Dick Jagger said: View Post
    My power settings are shown in Post 1.
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    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\238C9FA8-0AAD-41ED-83F4-97BE242C8F20\7bc4a2f9-d8fc-4469-b07b-33eb785aaca0]
    "Attributes"=dword:00000002

    Go to Sleep and change system unattended sleep timeout to "0" it worked for me!!!
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