1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    Require password after sleep.

    I need my Windows 10 computer to require my windows password after waking from sleep.
    All answers on the web point to either the 'Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Power Options' menu or the 'Settings -> Accounts -> Sign-in options' menu. I have checked both and the ability to require a password after sleeping is absent. I have also searched the lock screen settings and screen timeout settings, but to no avail.

    Any help is much appreciated, thanks.

    Some additional information: This is a new computer with the current version of Windows 10. The 'Sign-in options' page (where I believe the setting should be) shows these options: 'Windows Hello', 'Password', 'PIN', 'Picture Password', and 'Privacy'.
    I have also checked 'On resume, display logon screen' in the screen saver settings: this did not work.
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,850
    windows 10 Home threshold2

    ok. Do it the old fashioned way.......
    Since my Win 10 is the current version 1709, I have to give you instructions based on memory.
    The "step by step" or the wordings could be a little off. But you should be able to understand the instructions.
    Go to Control Panel > top right, click the "View by" > select either small or large > click Power Options .
    Left side, click Choose what the power buttons do > right side,, click Change settings that are currently unavailable > select Require a password on wake up > click Save changes.
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thank you for the replies, but unfortunately these options are missing for me.
    Here are my Power options and sign-in options respectively:
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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,181
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello eaa, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The tutorial below may be able to help you with this setting.

    Turn On or Off Require Sign-in on Wakeup in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I just checked and can see I have windows updates to install, I will install them and update the thread if the issue persists. Thanks all
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