Using screen locking


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Using screen locking

A feature I use a lot on my Mac Book Pro is OS X's ability to require a password when waking the computer from sleep or when deactivating the screen saver. This is a good first line of defense to prevent people from snooping on your computer when you stepped away for a second. Without the password, your screen remains locked. This feature has been refined in Snow Leopard and it's another welcome change. I occasionally put my Mac to sleep and then immediately change my mind and wake it up again only to have to enter my password. Or sometimes I will just walk away for a few minutes, my screen saver kicks in, and then I have to type my password again.

So I was happy to see that in Snow Leopard you can now configure a set amount of time to pass before your Mac requires a password. This option is still found in the same place as before, under Security Preferences. As with Leopard, you just need to check Require password, but here in Snow Leopard you now have a menu to select the delay t...

Using screen locking
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Using screen locking provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard New Features

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