Enable \ Disable password required after Wakeup in Windows 7

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By default you need to enter your password again after your windows 7 resumes from sleep, standby, or hibernate. In this post, I will show you how to enable and disable password required after wakeup.

Step 1:
Go to control panel: Start >> Control panel

For view by category, select “Large icons” from drop down menu.

Step 2:
Now your control will show all available options. Click on “Power Options”
power options

Now click on “Change plan settings” of the power plan you are using.

Now click on “Change advanced power settings
advanced power settings in windows 7

Step 3:
By default settings for “require a password on wakeup” is disabled. we need to first enable settings that are disabled. Click on “Change settings that are currently unavailable
Change settings that are currently unavailable

Now you can enable or disable “Password Required on wakeup”. Select “Yes” to enable and “N0” to disable password required. Click “Apply” and “Ok” buttons.

About the Author

Name: Ravi Shekhar
Nothing much about me. I just love playing with gadgets and windows.

7 Responses to Enable \ Disable password required after Wakeup in Windows 7

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  6. Imtiaz Habib says:

    My require password on waking is not working, even though I have reset it many times. It used to work but isn’t now. Can you help?

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