W10 login prompt no longer appearing with mouse click

rwheeler23
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For some reason on one of my W10 computers if I mouse click on the screensaver nothing happens. Prior to a couple of days ago when I would click the login screen would appear. How do I get that behavior back? Now I have to CTRL-ALT-DEL.
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A lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.
Right click the desktop

Personalize

Lock screen

screensaver settings

Is there a tick on "ON resume, Display logon screen"?

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Alex
rwheeler23President

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There is now. I will let you know.
Bill PrewTest your restores, not your backups...
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FWIW, that happens to me every so often on my Win10 desktop.  Sometimes neither a click or a keypress gets me to the login, and I have to use the old CTL-ALT-DEL to wake it up.

It's not very often, but just so you know it can happen based on some circumstances that I have never identified.  It's very infrequent so I don't spend that much time on it, and easy to get around...


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rwheeler23President

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I figured on of those dreaded Windows updates caused this. They pump those out just about every day. Now wonder no one gets any work done.
AlexA lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.
Why do you think I'm still on windows 7 ;-)

haha
rwheeler23President

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Yes, but as of 01/14/2020 Microsoft kisses W7 goodbye. As much as I hate Windows Updates they are a necessary evil!
AlexA lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.
Yeah I know, it doesn't bother me that much, I don't do anything on it that warrants a massive amount of security or protection :-)
rwheeler23President

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You mean you do not need to protect the number of times you went fishing or played tennis? Just wait till the hackers find out about that! I hear what you are saying.
AlexA lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.
I use my machine to watch films and programmes, pretty much it to be honest. Everything else is done on my phone which is fully encrypted with a VPN.
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Thanks guys. That mystery has been solved,

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