May 10, 2011

Windows Xp: Shortcut to Lock Your Computer

Desktop Shortcut to Lock Your Computer

You secure your computer by locking it whenever you're away from your desk. If you are on a domain, by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del and then clicking Lock Computer, you can prevent unauthorized users from gaining access to your computer. Only you and members of the Administrators group on your computer can unlock it.


Follow the below steps to accomplish the task.

Right-click an open area of your desktop--> point to New--> and then click Shortcut.

2. In the Location box, type %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe user32.dll LockWorkStation

3. Click Next--> in the Name box type a name for the shortcut such as--> Lock Computer--> and then click Finish.



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