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Wakes from sleep without password

Message #1 - Posted 2004/03/14 - Maurice

I can't get my G4 iBook using OS 10.3.2 to demand a password before it wakes from sleep with the lid up.

I have selected "Require password to wake this computer from sleep or screensaver" in the Security panel. But it only asks for the password if I have put it to sleep from the apple menu or by closing the lid.

If it goes to sleep with the lid open, after the length of time set in the Energy Saver panel, it wakes without asking for a password. Can I prevent this?

Thanks!

Message #2 - Posted 2004/03/14 - Dave Balderstone

Previously, Maurice wrote:

If it goes to sleep with the lid open, after the length of time set in the Energy Saver panel, it wakes without asking for a password. Can I prevent this?

What happens if the screen saver kicks in before the iBook goes to sleep? Do you get a password then?

djb

Is it time to change my sig line yet?

Message #3 - Posted 2004/03/15 - Maurice

Dave Balderstone wrote:

Previously, Maurice wrote:

If it goes to sleep with the lid open, after the length of time set in the Energy Saver panel, it wakes without asking for a password. Can I prevent this?

What happens if the screen saver kicks in before the iBook goes to sleep? Do you get a password then?

djb

I've had the screensaver off until now. I've just tried switching in on, and once it comes on it now does ask for the password before returning to life - which is what I need. Thanks!

But I'm getting no password activitation if it sleeps without the screensaver. Is that what you'd expect?

Message #4 - Posted 2004/03/14 - Dave Balderstone

Previously, Maurice wrote:

But I'm getting no password activitation if it sleeps without the screensaver. Is that what you'd expect?

No, but i've always run with the screensaver and password combo.

djb

Is it time to change my sig line yet?

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