How do i lock my PC though the screensaver?

By livecurrent
Dec 20, 2003
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  1. Im wondering how to because whenever i leave my house,my bro-in-law goes though my comp looking for stuff. I want to lock my pc though the screensaver where i just put my password in to get in my PC.
  2. Hodsocks

    Hodsocks TechSpot Guru Posts: 526

    Go into Display Properties, to screensaver tab and just click on "password on resume" and it will ask you for a password.
  3. StormBringer

    StormBringer Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,871

    In XP look in Display Properties, on the Screensaver tab, check the box that says "display welcome screen when resuming from screensaver" or something like that. That will toss you back to the login screen. That should be enough to keep a nosey bro-in-law out. If you aren't using XP, look in the same general area, there should be a similar setting for requiring a PW, I just forget where it is at the moment.
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,428   +281

    If you are using 9x its nothing a simple reset button can't get around :) or :( depending on what side you are on.
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