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How to disable Password login from sleep mode on HP laptop

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I have an HP laptop with Windows 8.1.  I disabled the password login and set it to go straight to the desktop.  I do want it to go to sleep after a period of no activity, I just don't want it to challenge for a password.
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by:Nick Rhode
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Should be a in the power options "Require password on wakeup".  You have to select Don't require a password etc.

Go to Control Panel > Power Options
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Open Charms Bar (WinKey + C)

Settings > Change PC settings > Accounts > Sign-in Options
   
Under "Password Policy" Click "Change"

Set "Password is not required when waking this PC from Sleep"
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