Have to keep entering password on OS X 10.8

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by siricorrine, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. siricorrine, Dec 31, 2012
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    siricorrine macrumors newbie

    Dec 31, 2012
    I had IOS Mountain Lion recently installed at the local Macintosh store. Worked fine for about a week. Now, every time I walk away from my computer for more than 4-5 minutes, the screen goes blank and the Mountain Lion box asks me for my password. What can I do?
  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    System Preferences > Security > General > "Require password ...".

    Btw, it is OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, not "iOS", even if many, including me, sometimes call it that for "dumbing" Mac OS X down for iPhone and iPad users.

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