On a laptop, your computer goes to sleep when you close the lid. To help secure your PC, Windows requires users to sign in when it wakes from sleep or hibernate by default. However, if you’re the only person using the machine, those password prompts you receive after waking it up from sleep may become annoying.
Make Windows require a password on wakeup or prevent
1- Go to Settings and then select Accounts.
2- Click Sign-in Options.
3- Scroll down on the right side and find Sign-in options > Require sign-in.
4- The drop-down menu will offer you two options “Never and When PC wakes from sleep“.
5- Click on the dropdown box and change to Never or When PC wakes from sleep.
* If you select “When PC wakes from sleep“, after you wake up your laptop, you’ll always be asked to sign in.
* If you select Never, your PC will not ask you to enter a password, when you resume it from Sleep.
The Require a password on wakeup setting is not shown in Power Options by default. Alternatively, In Windows 10, it possible to add the “Require a password on wakeup” option to Power Options in the classic Control Panel.
But, If you haven’t already, you will need to first add “Require a password on wakeup” to Power Options to be able to do this option. Here’s how to do it.. Click –>> Add Require a password on wakeup to Power Options in Windows
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