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Language: Enterprise
Expertise: Intermediate
Apr 21, 2009

An Alternative Way to Lock Your Computer

Here's an alternative way to lock your Windows computer.
  1. Right-click an empty spot on the desktop, and select New → Shortcut.
  2. In the Create Shortcut dialog box, type or copy rundll32 user32.dll,LockWorkStation into the "Type the location of the item" field.
  3. Click Next.
  4. In the "Type a name for this shortcut" field, type "LOCK" and then click Finish.
  5. Windows will create a new shortcut icon on your desktop.
Now you can just double-click on the icon to lock your desktop.
Deepak Choudhari
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