Prompt for password on resume from hibernate/suspend

This policy setting allows you to configure client computers to lock and prompt for a password when resuming from a hibernate or suspend state. If you enable this policy setting the client computer is locked and prompted for a password when it is resumed from a suspend or hibernate state. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting users control if their computer is automatically locked or not after performing a resume operation.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> System -> Power # PromptPasswordOnResume

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    System -> Power Management


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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