Inactivity Log Out


New Member
I searched on google and in this site and couldn't find a similar thread so I hope I'm not repeating. I sometimes leave my computer on overnight if I'm downloading some files, usually by FTP. However, when I get up in the morning, windows is at a screen asking for my password, I don't know if this actually counts as logging off because I'm the admin and the only user. But anyway, it stops all transfers. I was hoping there was a way to prevent this. It seems to last about an hour before it goes out but that's just a guess.


New Member
so, once you type your password, are you programs still open?


Essential Member
I'm not sure if this is what you are looking for, but......

Go to Control Panel > Power Options, click on the require a password on wakeup and choose the Don't require a password

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