Computer locks up Tags: Computers Windows XP Last response: July 20, 2010 9:10 PM in Windows XP Share janiceabernathy July 20, 2010 4:33:29 PM Hello, my computer locks up every time i use it have to show password to continue More about : computer locks hang-the-9 July 20, 2010 4:56:06 PM What do you mean by locks up? Does it just go to a screensaver where you have to type in your password? m 0 l janiceabernathy July 20, 2010 7:32:10 PM when im off of it for a few minutes and come back it has the xp logo& this computer is locked and only the administrator can unlock it then i have to type in my password . m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hang-the-9 July 20, 2010 9:10:55 PM That's just a screensaver option, nothing to worry about. Turn it off. Right-click on your deskop, to to Options > Screen Saver and either uncheck the password protect button, or turn off the screen saver totally. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedVideo Signal Lost, or Computer Locks Up Forum SolvedComputer Freezes/Locks-up Playing games Forum SolvedComputer randomly freezes/ locks up Forum SolvedNew built gaming computer locks up completely during use Forum SolvedComputer locks up/Over heats Forum SolvedAdded new RAM and computer randomly locks up? Forum SolvedComputer Locks up When Trying to Install New Software Forum SolvedComputer consistently locks-up Forum SolvedMy XP computer locks up when using Windows photo viewer. Do I need more RAM or a video card? Forum SolvedComputer locks up when gaming/browsing HELP?!!! Forum SolvedComputer locks up whenever I play games and becomes unresponsive. Forum SolvedComputer completely locks up for 1-2 seconds Forum SolvedComputer Completely Locks Up Forum Computer goes choppy then locks up Forum Solvedhelp new computer locks up after 30 minutes Forum SolvedVirus? Computer locks up upon Startup Forum New Computer Locks up and games lag. Forum Computer locks up in a weird way... Forum SolvedComputer Locks-up while Downloading Forum SolvedComputer runs for 1 hour then locks up Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !