Enable Password Protect the Screen Saver in Windows 8

Introduction

 
In this article, we are giving you how to enable or disable password protection by the Screen Saver. If you enable this setting, all Screen Savers are password protected. This setting also disables the "Password protected" checkbox on the Screen Saver dialog in the Personalization or Display Control Panel, preventing users from changing the password protection setting.
 
If you click on the Enable Button, all Screen Savers is Password-Protected. You enable or disable it by gpedit.msc and the following steps; you can type it into the search box of the Metro UI.
 
You type the gpedit.msc command in the search box and click on the window that appears. You click on the User Configuration, sub-category Administrative Template sub-category Control Panel sub-category Personalization and right-click on the "Password Protect Screen Saver" and select the edit tab. The "Password Protect Screen Saver" window will be opened and you can click on the Enable or Disable Button, whichever you want, and then click the Apply or Ok button.
 

Steps Enable Password Protect Screen Saver

 
Step 1
 
You move the cursor to the bottom-right and select the search box and type the search box which you want.
 
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Step 2
 
In the search box, you enter gpedit.msc under the application tab and click on the window that appears.
 
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Step 3
 
After clicking on the gpedit.msc a new window will be opened as shown below.
 
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Step 4
 
In the User Configuration, choose the subcategory Administrative Template and choose Control Panel and choose Personalized and then click on Personalized. In the Personalization category, you click on the Password Protect Screen Server.
 

User Configuration<< Administrative Templates<< Control Panel<< Personalization

 
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Step 5
 
In this step right-click on Enable Screen Saver and click on the edit tab.
 
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Step 6
 
If you click on the Enable Button, all Screen Savers are password protected; then click the Apply or Ok button.
 
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Summary 

 
In this article, we learned about Enable Password Protect the Screen Saver in Windows 8.