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Windows 7: Looking for an alternative (freeware) screenlock for W7


28 Sep 2013   #1

Windows XP 32
 
 
Looking for an alternative (freeware) screenlock for W7

Hello,

I'm not sure whether this kind of program exists but one never knows.
Just to describe my "problem": at the office, I'm quite tired having to lock my PC (running Windows 7 corporate) everytime I get 3 feet away from my desk. If I don't lock it, there will always be some stupid colleagues who would use my Outlook to send jokes mails to all the team, especially the "I give free breakfast for everybody tomorrow" mail. So, I've just decided to strike back. What I'm looking for:
- freeware (preferably)
- a program that locks the PC exactly the way Windows+L would do
- instead of displaying the default lock screen background (that I can't change because I have no admin rights) it would display, let's say, a fake screenshot of Outlook
- as soon as an idiot would "try" to click on the fake Outlook wallpaper, it would display a message box like "get away m0r0n, leave my PC alone"

Also, is there a way to change the lock screen wallpaper without having the admin privileges?
Thanks in advance and please bear with my bad English.

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28 Sep 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

If you don't have admin rights, this will go nowhere.

Simplest thing is windows key + L

Quickest way to lock
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29 Sep 2013   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums Plocploc. Since this is a corporate PC, we really can't advise on methods to bypass their security. As Andrew stated,with admin access, you wouldn't be able to accomplish this anyway. A Guy
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