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

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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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Windows 10 Spotlight lock screen not working

I believe this has been going on for some time but I just recently took notice of it. The Windows Spotlight lock screen is no longer working on my personal laptop. I am running Windows 10 Home ...
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PowerShell script to change desktop wallpaper images and lock screen images w/o logging into each account?

I want to know how I can make a PowerShell script that changes all of the desktop background images and lock screen images to (different) specific images without logging into each account. I'm trying ...
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Caffeine indicator does not disable lock screen in Ubuntu

I currently have an Ubuntu 16-04 installation on one of my computers and when I set it, the packages I installed included caffeine indicator and xscreensaver. I have noticed that while it worked on ...
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Windows spotlight not displaying vote button + “Some settings are hidden or managed by your organisation”

On Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update, I was seeing spotlight background pictures on the lock screen, but while my home device would show a voting button and useful information about the picture,...
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Apps reverse positions on multiple monitors after resume from screen timeout

I'm getting a strange behavior on my Windows 10 64-bit setup recently. I have a laptop with two touch screen monitors. I generally have my Outlook open in the monitor on my left, Chrome open in the ...
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Gpo lockscreen issue

For our organisation we are using lockscreen GPO's to control acces for the users. Most users have a period of 2 minutes before their screen locks, but there are some who require 4 minutes. The issue ...
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Windows 10 lock-screen slideshow in high resolution

I like photos slideshow on a Windows 10 lock-screen. I have a 4k display, but this slide show displays photos in low resolution. Is there a way to configure it with high resolutiuon?

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