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Require a password when a computer wakes (on battery)

This policy setting specifies whether or not the user is prompted for a password when the system resumes from sleep. If you enable or do not configure this policy setting the user is prompted for a password when the system resumes from sleep. If you disable this policy setting the user is not prompted for a password when the system resumes from sleep.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Power -> PowerSettings -> 0e796bdb-100d-47d6-a2d5-f7d2daa51f51 # DCSettingIndex

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    System -> Power Management -> Sleep Settings

Notes

* 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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