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How to Add "Require a password on wakeup" to Power Options in Windows 10

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In Windows 10, the Require a password on wakeup setting was removed in Power Options, and only available in Settings as the Require Sign-in setting by default now.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Require a password on wakeup setting in Power Options for all users in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to add or remove this setting in Power Options.

Note   Note
To help secure your PC, Windows requires users to sign in when it wakes from sleep or hibernate by default.

Any changes to the Require a password on wakeup setting will affect all users on the PC that use the same power plan.


EXAMPLE: "Require a password on wakeup" in Power Options
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Here's How:
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The .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\0E796BDB-100D-47D6-A2D5-F7D2DAA51F51

Attributes DWORD

1 = Remove "Require a password on wakeup"
2 = Add "Require a password on wakeup"



1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add "Require a password on wakeup" to Power Options

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_Require_password_on_wakeup_to_Power_Options.reg

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 3. To Remove "Require a password on wakeup" from Power Options

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_Require_password_on_wakeup_from_Power_Options.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn