Protecting files by Screen Saver password

Your screen saver password is the same as Logon password. If you don't use a password to logon , you cann't set a screen saver password.

1. Open DISPLAY in control panel.
2. On the SCREEN SAVER tab, under SCREEN SAVER click any type of screen saver.
3. Select ON RESUME, PASSWORD PROTECT check box.
If Fast User Switching is turned on, select the ON RESUME, DISPLAY WELCOME SCREEN check box.
] To open display, click START, point to SETTINGS, click CONTROL PANEL, and then double click DISPLAY.
] Selecting the ON RESUME, PASSWORD PROTECT check box will lock your computer when the screen saver is activated. When you begin working again you will be prompted to type your password to unlock it.
] Fast User Switching is only available for Stand-alone computers and users in a workgroup. It is not available if your computer is part of a network domain.


Author: Zahid Sikder16 Sep 2010 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

Good information. Your screen saver password is as same as log on password !

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