Set a password after screensaver with Windows 7
Do you want your computer to lock automatically and requires you to enter your password when you exit the screen saver? Here’s how to quickly change the screensaver to protect your computer when you’re away.
How to put a password on our screen saver in Windows 7
To get started, just click the right mouse on the desktop and choose Customize to open the customization settings. Click the Screen Saver to change the settings. Alternatively, if you prefer, you can open the screen saver settings without a mouse, pressing the Win key and typing Screen Saver in the search box.
This will open the settings window of the screen saver. Choose the screen saver you want, then choose the box that lets you see the login screen when you exit the screen saver. Enter the number of minutes to wait before the screen saver and click OK to save your settings.
As soon as you enter the screen saver, when you move the mouse or press a button, you’ll see the login screen instead of the normal desktop. Please enter your username and password as you normally do to access the computer.
If you want to lock your computer without going to the screensaver, you just do not choose any screensaver from the list and always select the box for the user name and password. Now the computer you will automatically see the login screen.