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Windows prompts for password only after closing laptop

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Windows prompts for password only after closing laptop

    I have an HP Envy and I would like Windows 8.1 to prompt me for a password both after I close (and open) my laptop lid and after waking it from sleep (Which it automatically does after 3 minutes of inactivity), however it only prompts for password after opening the lid (even if only closed for 5 seconds), and not after waking from sleep without a closed lid. any ideas? here are my settings:
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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,863
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Steve, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you have password protection on wakeup enabled in all options. In addition, check the items listed in the yellow tip box at the top of the tutorial for other areas to enable password protection if you like.

    Password Protection on Wakeup - Enable or Disable in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
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Windows prompts for password only after closing laptop

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