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how to require password to wake from sleep?

Message #1 - Posted 2003/11/02 - Mike Levin

What can I do to make my OS9.2 titanium laptop require a password to wake up from sleep (the kind that you get by selecting "Sleep" from Finder's "Special" menu)? I already have the AfterDark screen saver, and that has a password for waking up from inactivity, but when I put the system to sleep, I want it to require a password. Any ideas? Please cc: to mlevin77@comcast.net. Thanks!

Mike

Message #2 - Posted 2003/11/03 - matt neuburg

Mike Levin wrote:

What can I do to make my OS9.2 titanium laptop require a password to wake up from sleep

Install Panther! :)))) m.

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Message #3 - Posted 2003/11/14 - Jeff Dunn

matt@tidbits.com (matt neuburg) wrote in message news:<1g3t6tu.12mm2o9dj0hfkN%matt@tidbits.com>...

Mike Levin wrote:

What can I do to make my OS9.2 titanium laptop require a password to wake up from sleep

Install Panther! :)))) m.

And how do you get panther to do it ??? Iam new to Macs, but I would like to have that turned on.

Message #4 - Posted 2003/11/14 - Michael Anderson

On 11/14/03 2:15 PM, in article 5b7fbb7b.0311141115.48ea40e@posting.google.com, Jeff Dunn wrote:

matt@tidbits.com (matt neuburg) wrote in message news:<1g3t6tu.12mm2o9dj0hfkN%matt@tidbits.com>...

Mike Levin wrote:

What can I do to make my OS9.2 titanium laptop require a password to wake up from sleep

Install Panther! :)))) m.

And how do you get panther to do it ??? Iam new to Macs, but I would like to have that turned on.

As far as I can tell, turning on the screeensaver password also enables the 'password on wake' feature.

The only time I have not liked that is when I'm playing a game when I sleep. That is because the password dialogue won't come to the front, so it times out and puts the system back to sleep after ~ 30 seconds. So I save, quit, log in, restart ... No biggie.

Mike

Message #5 - Posted 2003/11/14 - too_much_spam_already

Jeff Dunn wrote:

matt@tidbits.com (matt neuburg) wrote in message news:<1g3t6tu.12mm2o9dj0hfkN%matt@tidbits.com>...

Mike Levin wrote:

What can I do to make my OS9.2 titanium laptop require a password to wake up from sleep

Install Panther! :)))) m.

And how do you get panther to do it ??? Iam new to Macs, but I would like to have that turned on.

System Preferences -> Security -> Check box that says "Require password to wake this computer from sleep or screen saver"

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