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  1. Posts : 171
    Win 10-
       #1

    Stand By


    At the present my computer goes into standby automatically.

    How do I change it so it doesn't go into standby so I don't have to enter my password every time?

    I have tried everything!

    Tully
      My Computer


  2. Posts : 23,195
    Windows 10
       #2

    On mine its right click start menu and chose power options

    then edit current plan and change the option for when to put computer to sleep
      My Computer


  3. Posts : 61,457
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #3

    Hello Tully,

    In addition, it'll be the same as it was in Windows 8 below. :)

    Password Protection on Wakeup - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
      My Computers


  4. Posts : 24,235
    Mint 20.3
       #4

    Control panel
    power options
    systems settings
    select
    don't require a password.
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  5. Posts : 171
    Win 10-
    Thread Starter
       #5

    labeeman said:
    Control panel
    power options
    systems settings
    select
    don't require a password.
    My Control Panel in W10 does not have a "Power Option".

    Tully
      My Computer


  6. Posts : 220
    Windows 10
       #6

    Hi

    You should be able to get to Power Options by right clicking on the Start Button.
    It's in the right click drop down list.

    Mike
      My Computer


  7. Posts : 171
    Win 10-
    Thread Starter
       #7

    MikeHawthorne said:
    Hi

    You should be able to get to Power Options by right clicking on the Start Button.
    It's in the right click drop down list.

    Mike
    I did that, found the relevant tick boxes, made choice to "DO NOT REQUIRE PASSWORD on awake" clicked "SAVE", shut down, restarted, no change!

    Tully
      My Computer


  8. Posts : 719
    win 7 dual boot / 10
       #8

    Tully, Hello welcome to the forums. Restart is a different thing from wake from sleep? If you want auto restart there is a tutorial for that on this forums. Good luck Charlie

    Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup
    Last edited by Charlie; 12 Oct 2014 at 13:58.
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  9. Posts : 353
    Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
       #9

    If you don't want it to auto sleep, set "Put the computer to sleep:" to never in the Plan settings.

    Stand By-pwrosp01.png
      My Computer


  10. Posts : 171
    Win 10-
    Thread Starter
       #10

    DavidE said:
    If you don't want it to auto sleep, set "Put the computer to sleep:" to never in the Plan settings.

    Stand By-pwrosp01.png
    Did that! Still goes into screen saver & have to put in password after wake!

    Must be some thing I am not doing right!

    Tully
      My Computer


 

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