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Computer will not lock

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    Windows 8.1

    Computer will not lock


    No matter what setting I change or what I do, my computer will never lock when it goes to sleep. I have gone through every setting that I can find and it still won't lock. I cannot even lock my computer with ANY keyboard shortcut. How can I fix this?

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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP
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Computer will not lock
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