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Auto-Lock windows 2000 Pro/Server

Posted on 2001-07-23
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Is there a way to automatically lock your windows 2000 machine when you leave your station?  I know that some laptops do it.  When they go on standby you have to press ctrl-alt delete to log back on.  This is done automaticlly.  You don't need to lock it yourself. Would anyone know how to do this automatically? (And i don't want to do it through a screen saver).

Thanks in advance.

-Alex
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Control Panel -> Power Options

Set a time for the computer to go to Standby mode
Then click on the Advanced tab, and check "Prompt for password when computer goes off standby"
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Alex, any other things that I should've done in order to get a better grading than a 'B'?
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Upon looking at my message that says "Grade B", i must appoligize.  I wanted to give you an A because the answer was direct and precise.  If there is a way to change this, I cannot see it.  If you know how, let me know and i will change it quickly.  Again, i appoligize.
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