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Sleep Password?

Message #1 - Posted 2007/08/20 - Tony

When my imac wakes from sleep. How do I make the system ask for a password?

Message #2 - Posted 2007/08/20 - Jolly Roger

On 2007-08-20 15:09:45 -0500, Tony said:

When my imac wakes from sleep. How do I make the system ask for a password?

Assuming you're running 10.4:

Apple menu > System Preferences > Security > Require password to wake this computer from sleep or screen saver.

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JR

Message #3 - Posted 2007/08/20 - Adrian

Tony wrote:

When my imac wakes from sleep. How do I make the system ask for a password?

System Preferences: Security: select Require Password to wake from sleep or screen saver.

(Yes, you'd think the option might be with the scren saver settings ... but it's not!)

BTW Mac Help tells you this.

Adrian

Message #4 - Posted 2007/08/20 - Michael Vilain

Previously, Tony wrote:

When my imac wakes from sleep. How do I make the system ask for a password?

In the Security Preferences panel, check "Require Password to wake this computer from sleep or screen saver"

DeeDee, don't press that button! DeeDee! NO! Dee...

Message #5 - Posted 2007/08/21 - Heath Raftery

Tony wrote:

When my imac wakes from sleep. How do I make the system ask for a password?

Here's a trick for you: click in the search box at the top right of the System Preferences window. Type "screen saver password" or even "password" and experience a little slice of cool.

Of course, you'd have to realise you needed to be in System Preferences in the first place. That'll come through experience (or Mac Help, or Usenet) I guess.

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