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Old 07-13-2004, 04:11 PM   #1
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screensaver password doesnt work

I recently changed the password for my user andnow when my screensaver is going and it asks for the password if i type in the wrong password it says its wrong but then the screensaver goes away and the desktop comes up anyway. it didnt do this until i changed the password. does anyone know what is going on.
Old 07-13-2004, 04:42 PM   #2
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got an update. it only does this when you type the root password. the root and user pass used tobe the same so i typed that in without thinking. any other wrong password the screensaver stays on


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