Windows 10: new logon screen image causes reset of password requirement on wakeup

Discus and support new logon screen image causes reset of password requirement on wakeup in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Every week or two there's a new logon screen image, with the question "Like what you see" or something close to that. At the same time as this new... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by rocket777, Jul 5, 2016.

  1. rocket777 Win User

    new logon screen image causes reset of password requirement on wakeup


    Every week or two there's a new logon screen image, with the question "Like what you see" or something close to that.

    At the same time as this new image appears, the setting for requiring a password on wake up,

    (via -> power options, choose what the power buttons do, change settings that are currently unavailable)

    changes from don't require a password to require one. Is there a way to stop this from resetting - or sans that, is there a way to stop downloading a new image as that seems to be the trigger that resets my password setting.

    :)
     
    rocket777, Jul 5, 2016
    #1
  2. S.S_M Win User

    "Require a password on wakeup" setting is ignored. (Windows 10)

    On Surface Pro 3 and other tablets, Windows 10 ignore the "require a password on wakeup" and "if you've been away, when should Windows require you to song in again?" settings. Even when they are set to "Don't require a password" and "never" respectively,
    the lock screen still prompt for the password.

    The only workaround is to disable the lock screen entirely.

    Other users have noted the same issue:

    Disable require password on wakeup (Windows 10)

    Password after waking from sleep

    Turn On or Off Require Sign-in on Wakeup in Windows 10
     
    S.S_M, Jul 5, 2016
    #2
  3. Dannfort Win User
    Password not required on wakeup not working

    I have "don't require a password" set for the password required on wakeup, but I continually am asked for a password / pin every time I either come from wakeup or when using the close lid or power button. I am using the device all the time and don't need
    it to ask me for a password / pin every time I turn the screen off and back on to save battery.
     
    Dannfort, Jul 5, 2016
    #3
  4. Kari Win User

    new logon screen image causes reset of password requirement on wakeup

    In Settings > Personalization > Lock Screen > Background, select Picture instead of Windows Spotlight:

    new logon screen image causes reset of password requirement on wakeup [​IMG]


    This stops Windows Spotlight changing the lock screen background.
     
    Kari, Jul 5, 2016
    #4
  5. Alphavet Win User
    Check your Windows on viruses.
    This is not default windows behavior.
     
    Alphavet, Apr 4, 2018
    #5
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