How to stop my PC locking every couple of minutes.Windows Vista
My Dell PC locks every two minutes if there is no action on the keyboard. I have to enter my Password all the time.
The problem started two months ago and was bearable as it was only occasional but is now permanent and really annoying.
Obviously I am a newbie. Very grateful for some help.Thanks.
Change the time for the screensaver to start. Putting it at 20 minutes or so is better. You will see where you can uncheck the need to enter a password on resuming if so desired, too.
Also look in the Power Options to make sure you aren't putting your computer to standby/sleep too soon.
Control Panel>Personalize>Screen Saver. Uncheck the box next to "On resume, display logon screen".
Control Panel>Power Options>Select a power plan>Require a password on wakeup>Define power buttons and turn on password protection. Click "don't require a password" and Save.
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