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require password to wake this computer from sleep or screens

by corbott / March 4, 2010 7:04 PM PST

Hi there.
using my network mobile account ,when i type in my password to login from the screensaver it takes a very long time and then goes back to the screensaver. actually it takes a long time to accept my password it possible that it is timing out at the screensaver. if i type in the name and password for the admin account for the local login it works right away.any idea what's going on? the machine is a macbook pro 2.53 ghz mid 2009 model. it's running 10.5.8. Sorry if i left out any crucial info...It's late and I'm tired....thanks in advance.

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What is your network mobile account
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 4, 2010 9:03 PM PST

and where are you logging into?

Is this something at work?


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yes it's a work computer
by corbott / March 5, 2010 12:37 AM PST

yes it's a work computer.It's worse at home when I'm not logged into the network.It seems to be looking for the server to authenticate then timing out and the screen saver kicks back in (no error messages.)

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That's exactly what it's doing,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 5, 2010 3:26 AM PST

Not sure how to prevent it doing that though.


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