windows 7

  Blubottle 08:50 04 Aug 2010
Locked

when working in windows 7 and after short periods of inactivity it resorts back to the welcome screen and I have to click on the user name to continue, how do I stop this annoying feature.

  birdface 09:02 04 Aug 2010

Power options.
Choose when to turn of display.
Make sure they are set to never.
I also have the same options on show when the computer sleeps.

  Blubottle 09:05 04 Aug 2010

many thanks

  Eric10 09:05 04 Aug 2010

Or it may be a screen saver cutting in:
Start, Control Panel, Appearance and Personalization. Under the Personalization heading click "Change screen saver" and then choose "None" from the drop down list and click Apply or OK.

  Blubottle 15:05 04 Aug 2010

buteman, your advice did'nt work but t hanks anyway

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Alienware 17 R4 2017 review

These brilliant Lego posters show just what children's imaginations are capable of

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment réinitialiser votre PC, ordinateur portable ou tablette Windows ?