A. In 'Q. How do I enable Hibernate on my machine?' we saw how to enable hibernate and said that by default upon restart you need to enter a password however this can be changed as follows:

  1. Start the Power Options control panel applet (Start - Settings - Control Panel - Power Options)
  2. Select the Advanced tab
  3. Check/uncheck the 'Prompt for password when computer goes off standby'
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  4. Click Apply then OK