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Set Password Activation Time in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, you can now set an amount of time after your Mac goes to sleep or engages the screen saver before it requires a password to log back on. In Leopard, the option was simply to require the password or not. Choose among several increments, between 5 seconds and 4 hours, from System Preferences > Security.

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Next Issue 05-Dec-05 -- It's been a tough month here, with Jeff Carlson recovering from a broken collarbone and decamping for a four-week trip to South Africa, Geoff's knee losing a brawl with his bass amp, Tonya having numerous inconclusive tests and doctor appointments as we attempt to figure out why she's having trouble breathing, and a slew of Take Control books queued up for release. So we're eagerly anticipating a brief break for a Thanksgiving celebration with friends and family before we head into the action-packed holiday season. Look for our next issue 05-Dec-05! [ACE]


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