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I would like to configure this windows 10 machine to not ask for a password when resuming from IDLE, but still ask for a password when resuming from STANDBY or HIBERNATE.
The screen needs to turn off after 5 minutes and NOT use a screen saver.
The only information I can find is about disabling the lock screen password entirely – which is not what I want. Whether the lock screen continues to show or not is relevant as long as it doesn’t require a password.
Version is Windows 10 Pro. It is also connected to a SBS2011 domain.
How to solve :
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Using gpedit, set the “Allow users to select when a password is required when resuming from connected standby” policy to “Enabled” under “Computer\Administrative Templates\System\Logon\”
In my case, after enabling this policy, the screen just stays on (ignoring my screen timeout setting) presumably until the sleep timer triggers. I am unable to find a location to set the ‘Require a Password after the display is off for…’ timer that was previously available in Windows 8.1 Accounts>Sign-in Options.
Just wanted to share my workaround… I worked off of windows 8.1 settings to change the lockout value in the registry …
In your registry, navigate to:
Then change the value to the desired timeout period (use Decimal to specify the time in seconds). I have it set to 6 hours
“DelayLockInterval”=dword:00005460” (21600 decimal)
My workaround is based off of what was posted here for windows 8.1:
CMD as administrator and type :
REG ADD "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization" /v "NoLockScreen" /t REG_DWORD /d "00000001" /f
After PC restart, LockScreen should be disabled.
Aside from other tips, in Screen Savers put “Blank” instead of “None”, then it won’t ask for login credentials.
Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂