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Screen Saver with built in password

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    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise

    Screen Saver with built in password


    Hello All,I am new to the 8 forums so if this isn't the right place please let me know.So I am looking for a screen saver that has a built in password. I Do not want to use the one offered by Windows as it causes all kinds of commotion when it re-logs in. Anyone know of a freeware or even cheap payware screen saver that has its own password???

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    I looked at a few here:
    Screensaver Password

    I checked 3. They all work on XP. One said Vista also. I'm not sure if there's support for newer OS. But each one lists the OSs it runs on.
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  3. #3


    Joisey
    Posts : 315
    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit


    Note that using a password protected screen saver won't secure your computer. All it will take is a reboot to get around it.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by mikeytg View Post
    Note that using a password protected screen saver won't secure your computer. All it will take is a reboot to get around it.
    It will only get you to my password protected account. which is fine with me. the current password protection method that 7 and 8 offers is a joke. OS X does that right.
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