Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Require password

  1. #1

    Require password


    In Win 8 power options>advanced the "require a password on wake up" choice YES is greyed out, so it cannot be changed. How can this be set to NO?

    Note: This is not a USERPASSWORDS2 / Netplwiz issue, where one can check the box not to require a password. That box IS UNchecked.

    Thanks

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Select Change Settings that are Currently Unabailable.

    Click image for larger version
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Thanks for saving me time. Had run across this in the past, but forgotten. Buried. ^_^
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Require password
Related Threads
How to Require a Password after Display is Off for Specified Time in Windows 8.1 This tutorial will show you how to require a password after the display is off for a specified time and before the PC goes to sleep or hibernate for your account on a Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 tablet or...
Since Microsoft has announced its new API, DirectX 12, I was wondering if my NVIDIA GeForce GT 840m card in my laptop would support it, since the spec sheet on NVIDIA's site states this card supports DX11.2. In other words, will NVIDIA release some kind of update that will allow this card to...
I would like to put a touch screen out in an open lobby area with an program running on it, but i would like to lock the screen so if anyone touches the screen to make changes to the program they would have to enter a password, the screen will be on 24/7. the program will be updating data...
Hi, I hope I am posting this in the correct part of the forum. I'm setting up a new laptop that has windows 8.1 for a friend. During the setup we used her existing email address / password. So currently if she selects the mail tile it opens up right into her email. However, she is very...
Just got a new surface pro 2. I had a Dell Venue 11 Pro and I could set under accounts.. sign-in options.. require password after display has been off xx minutes Like your tutorial: https://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/28485-password-require-after-display-off-windows-8-1-a.html But on SP2...
Solved Don't Require Password on Wakeup Not working in User Accounts and Family Safety
I updated my friend's HP 500-056 computer from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 Update. This is a twin to my HP 500-056 system. I have the QuickLaunch and Programs toolbars set up on both; the only difference is that she has Classic Shell installed while I don't. And now to the problem; although I've...
I have my private wireless router setup so that when I select it the password is provided automatically. How do I force the system to ask for the password each time I connect? Jeff
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook