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    Screensaver password

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    by nivek ·

    When I right click on the desktop in order to gain access to the screen saver choices then choose one. When the choice is made and then you click((change password)),,,for some reason windows will not let me change the password because when I click on the botton nothing happens.The change password window does not come up.Nothing does. Can someone help me fix this?

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    • #3413706

      Screensaver password

      by sthomas ·

      In reply to Screensaver password

      Check to make sure the box marked password protected is checked. if the change button has grey text and not black it will not let you modify the password.

      • #3413634

        Screensaver password

        by nivek ·

        In reply to Screensaver password

        The password protect box is checked and the change password button is black. When I execute the button, windows executes the command but does not bring up the option to change the password.Nothing happens.

    • #3413694

      Screensaver password

      by maxwell edison ·

      In reply to Screensaver password

      Just to the left of the “Change Password” button is a “Password Protected” check box. You’ll need to check that box as well.

      Maxwell

      • #3413635

        Screensaver password

        by nivek ·

        In reply to Screensaver password

        The Password Protect box is checked and the change password box is black,however when the button is executed to change the password, it executes the command but does not bring up the change password option, nothing happens.

    • #3413103

      Screensaver password

      by lizzy ·

      In reply to Screensaver password

      There are several things you can do to troubleshoot this. Takes time, but will probably fix it.

      Control Panel, Add\Remove Programs, Windows setup, remove any screen savers. Search for all *.PWL files on the PC and delete them. Choose no screen saver in display properties. Reboot the PC.

      Once you have rebooted the PC, you will be prompted for a password to log on to windows. Press enter for none. Reinstall the screensavers. Reboot. Choose the desired screen saver and add a password.

      Hope this helps.

      • #3413320

        Screensaver password

        by nivek ·

        In reply to Screensaver password

        Yes,this helped me and was the fix I needed. Thanks so much for your input and taking the time to respond.

    • #3413437

      Screensaver password

      by njanear ·

      In reply to Screensaver password

      For the Win95 Operating Systems that ask for the Old Password do the following;

      With caution of course:

      1. Open the registry editor (regedit) to this key
      a) click start
      b) click on run
      c) enter REGEDIT in the run box
      2. Go to
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\PwdProvider\SCRSAVE3. In the right pane, right-click the UseMasterKey key and select
      modify (If no entry for UseMasterKey exists exit REGEDIT and proceed to
      step 5.
      4. There will be a set of hexadecimal numbers (01 00 00 00), change
      them all to zero 0 (zero).
      5. Right click on desktop, and scroll down to and click properties.
      6. Goto the screensaver tab.
      7. Click on the password protect CHANGE button, and enter your
      password once in each box.8. Click Apply and OK.

    • #3413318

      Screensaver password

      by nivek ·

      In reply to Screensaver password

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