Microsoft KB Archive/931840
Article ID: 931840
Article Last Modified on 11/27/2007
- Microsoft Windows XP Embedded
- Microsoft Windows XP Embedded Service Pack 2
- Microsoft Windows XP Embedded Service Pack 1
Important This article contains information about how to modify the registry. Make sure that you back up the registry before you modify it. Make sure that you know how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up, restore, and modify the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows registry
On a Microsoft Windows XP Embedded-based device, you may be prompted to type your password to resume the device from standby. You experience this problem if the following conditions are true:
- The time in the Turn off Monitor box is less than the time in the Wait box.
- The Turn off Monitor box is in the Power Options Properties dialog box.
- The Wait box is on the Screen Saver tab in the Display Properties dialog box.
- The On resume, password protect check box is not selected on the Screen Saver tab in the Display Properties dialog box.
This problem occurs because the ScreenSaverIsSecure registry entry is missing from the following registry subkey:
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
To resolve this problem, use one of the following techniques:
- In Windows XP Embedded Target Designer, configure the Display Control Panel component by adding the ScreenSaverIsSecure registry entry as the REG_SZ type under the following registry subkey:
- In Windows XP Embedded Target Designer, expand Extra Registry Data, and then add the ScreenSaverIsSecure registry entry as the REG_SZ type under the following registry subkey:
- In the Windows XP Embedded runtime, click to select the On resume, password protect check box, and then click to clear the On resume, password protect check box.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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