Screen savers are able to help you out in protecting the monitor of your PC from damage by presenting a continually changing display. This display is shown only during the phase you’re your computer is not in use. Using password is always a good habit even in case of single user computers. So, protect the screen savers of your computer with a password for controlling the access to it.
Windows XP is the most common Operating System used by home users. So I am discussing the process pf setting password for Windows XP screen savers. The process of setting password for Windows 99, NT, ME, 2000, screen savers are almost same. If I describe one process for you, you will be able to understand the process in those Operating Systems generated by Windows.
Adding Password to a screen saver password of Microsoft Windows XP will help you to defend your PC during the times when you are not in front of your computer. The process is not very tough, but it is to be performed very minutely, so that you can handle the entire process accurately, without causing any damage in the system of your computer.
How to Complete the Process of Adding the Password?
I am not a computer person, but I managed to learn the process by myself. So I can assure you that the process is not complicated. Once you will understand the steps, you will easily be able to change your password once in a week.
First click on Start, then go to the Control Panel.
You will get a number of screen saver options, like sceneries, flowers etc. Set a screen saver according to your choice and set the time limit for which Windows will wait before displaying that screen saver. Then check the check box protected by password.
Lastly click on ‘apply’, the process of password protecting the Windows XP screen saver is completed.
How Will You Select Your Password?
If you are working on a Windows XP operating system, then Windows will make use of the similar password as your login password. This will also make the job easy for you, as you will have to remember only one password. The process is as simple as written in this guide, and now you will not have to worry about the protection of your PC, from unknown user.