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Questions tagged [lock-screen]

Locking the computer screen prevents others from viewing or using it without unlocking it through a specific act.

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How to run commands at lock screen on Windows 10?

How can I set up Windows 10 so that every time the user locks the screen (Win+L) then a list of commands are executed? Something like a command line operation, or execute a program, or close a program,...
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Windows 10 Pro computer locks out user after a minute of idle time regardless of the settings

I have a Windows 10 Pro (version 10.0.17134) computer that is part of our domain, that after a minute of idle time locks the user out. It is not a group policy issue, and we already looked at the ...
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Disable “link your phone” links and keep Windows Spotlight

I'd like to disable "Link your phone"-like notifications, but keep Windows Spotlight turned on. I found this answer, but it is not working. I have Windows 10 Pro: And I have disabled notifications, ...
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Lock screen after starting up Ubuntu

I have my "Main" account and "Guest Session" account on my Ubuntu 16.04. I have my Main account password protected. So when I lock account password is needed to open it. But the issue is when PC is ...
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Win-10: Is it possible to stop some given active app, upon entering 'lock-screen'? [duplicate]

While running on the Windows-10 desktop, when the 'lock-screen' enables (which happens either when I manually choose 'Lock' from cntrl-alt-del sequence, or when 'lock-screen' auto locks because my ...
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How do I change my lock screen picture automatically?

I want my lock screen picture to automatically change, so it is different everytime I log into my computer. I don't like the slideshow option as it adds a pan and zoom effect which annoys me. I have ...
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automatically reboot windows if it was on lock screen

I wanted to see if there is anyway on windows 10 that I can do a automatic reboot if device was on lock screen. the reason is our machines randomly stuck on lock screen which they will be fixed with ...
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Make Windows 10 show password prompt immediately instead of requiring an action first [duplicate]

In Ubuntu, when a computer is locked, you can just type the password immediately followed by enter and it will unlock. This is nifty because I can type the password before the monitors have even ...
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Why is my Windows lock screen spamming me?

I'm running the Windows 10 April 2018 Update with Cortana enabled. Suddenly this morning there is a small earth/globe icon on my lock screen with the words: "Watch. Play. Connect.". There is another ...
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Ubuntu, screen lock without screensaver

When I do not use my graphical session anymore, the screensaver automatically lock it and power off the screen to save energy. I want it to keep locking my session but not to power off the screen, is ...
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How to disable “link your phone” links on the lock screen?

Since the April update (which happened only two days ago for me), Windows 10 asks me to link my phone directly on my lock screen... in two different places on the same screen! How do I get rid of ...
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Windows 10 lock screen background different on startup

Ever since updating to 1709 (also known as the Fall Creators Update), Windows doesn't show my selected lock screen background when I start up my computer. It shows the default image. But when I go to ...
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Can't find specific Windows 10 Spotlight Lock-Screen Image

I'm looking for following Windows 10 Spotlight Lock-screen Image as a File: So far i tried: Grabbing it from the AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.ContentDeliveryManager_cw5n1h2txyewy\...
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How do I change the default lock screen browser back to Windows Edge

I recently clicked a link on my Windows 10 lock screen that I was interested in. When the screen unlocked it asked if I wanted to use a different application to open this type of file. It defaults ...
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Turn off screen with password protection but no sleep

I want my pc to turn off the screen to save energy after 10 minutes But i don't want the pc to sleep in case it's download or processing something. And i want when i come back and the screen wake up, ...

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