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Quickly lock your pc without using CTRL+ALT+DEL or a screensaver

, 12 Feb 2010 CPOL
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Quickly lock your pc without using CTRL+ALT+DEL or a screensaver.You can simply double-click a shortcut on your desktop to quickly lock the your pc.STEPSTo create a shortcut on your desktop to lock your computer:Right-click the desktop.Point to New, and then click...
Quickly lock your pc without using CTRL+ALT+DEL or a screensaver.
 
You can simply double-click a shortcut on your desktop to quickly lock the your pc.
 
STEPS
To create a shortcut on your desktop to lock your computer:
 
Right-click the desktop.
Point to New, and then click Shortcut.
 
The Create Shortcut Wizard opens. In the text box, type the following:
rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation
 
Click Next.
 
Enter a name for the shortcut. You can call it "Lock Workstation" or choose any name you like.
 
Click Finish.
 

You can also change the shortcut's icon if you wish to by:
 
Right click the shortcut and then select Properties.
Click the Shortcut tab, and then click the Change Icon button.
 
In the Look for icons in this file text box, type:
Shell32.dll.
 
Click OK.
 
Select one of the icons from the list and then click OK
 
You could also give it a single shortcut keystroke to be more convenient for you.

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GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Because my keyboard doesn't have a w... Pinmemberxsgluozi15-Jul-11 16:59 
AnswerRE:Even shorter way. PinmemberSirDre13-Feb-10 7:27 
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