One of the security features of Windows 10 is the ability to have Windows 10 require a password when the computer wakes up from the Sleep state. The same feature also controls whether Windows 10 requires a password when its been displaying a Screensaver. Yes, it’s a security feature. It’s meant to control whether someone […]
Windows by default guides you to set a password for each account that you set up. It does not force you to set a password, though. Even if you set a password, Windows will allow you to change your settings to automatically log-on without having to enter your password. Some people like that. Others want […]
Windows 7, like earlier versions of Windows, has power-saving functions built into it and already activated by default. For example, after a short period of time, the built-in screensaver will kick into operation. Not too long after that, the monitor will go blank to conserve electricity. Similarly, and again by default, Windows will power down […]
This week’s email newsletter articles are: Windows 7 Power Options – When to Sleep and the Power Button Windows 7, like earlier versions of Windows, has power-saving functions built into it and already activated by default. For example, after a short period of time, the built-in screensaver will kick into operation. Not too long after […]
How can you stop your computer from going to sleep? That’s the question that subscriber Helen wrote recently to ask: Hi terry I have a new computer. It has Windows Vista, it is only 4years old. The problem I am having is it closes when I am not using it. Why does it do that […]
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