Windows 10: How to not require password after inactivity; only after sleep

  1.    23 Mar 2016 #1

    How to not require password after inactivity; only after sleep

    I recently enabled the lock screen slideshow in Windows 10.
    Every time my display turns off (after 2 minutes of inactivity), it goes back to the lock screen and I have to login again.
    This issue is fixed by going to Settings-->Accounts-->Sign-in options and changing "require sign in" to never. However, this produces another issue since it means that it will not require a sign in when the computer awakes from sleep mode.

    How do I not require a sign in when I awaken the computer from a turned-off display but require a sign in when I awaken the computer from sleep mode?

    I tried going to Settings-->Lock Screen-->Advanced Slideshow Settings and turning off "when my PC is inactive, show lock screen instead of turning off the screen" but doing so had no effect.

    Note: This issue only occurs when I set the lock screen to a slide show, not when it is set to Windows Spotlight or just a picture.

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  2. badrobot's Avatar
    Posts : 5,126
    Win 10 Pro x64
       28 Mar 2016 #2

    run "netplwiz" and uncheck "users must sign-in....".
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