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Disable Screen Lock

Posted on 2009-04-12
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I have a WinXP Prof in my Dell Latitude System.
My screen gets locked every 5 minutes or so if there is no activity.

Could you please let me know how to disable it ? I have full Admin rights on the system.

Regards
Siva
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by:MrMintanet
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Right click on desktop
Click Properties
Click Screen Saver tab
Uncheck "on password protect box"

or

Control Panel
Power Settings

screen.bmp
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by:coredatarecovery
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You should go to power management and make sure password protect on resume is not checked.
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>>You should go to power management and make sure password protect on resume is not checked.
Where in power management is that password protect option?  I've never seen it in there before.
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under advanced  under  power options.
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by:MrMintanet
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Oh, I see now.  I suppose I've been sitting behind Vista too long!  :)
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