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Windows 7: How to display logon screen in one click?

28 Jul 2010   #1
elhaha1001

Windows 7
 
 
How to display logon screen in one click?

I really need to keep away the kids from my computer, so I decided to display the logon screen after 1 minute.

however, 1 minute is also quite a long time so i really need to wait for 1 minute until the screen displays the logon screen.

are there any ways to display the logon screen in one click so that it displays directly without waiting?

or should I install any program or tweaker?

*I previously installed Matrix Screen Locker, but the programs keeps on accelerating my computer..

Really need advice for this. thx




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28 Jul 2010   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi elhaha1001 and welcome to Windows 7 Forums

I would forget about trying to use the screensaver for this. Instead, use the keyboard shortcut of Win + L (this is also known as the Start button and sometimes has the windows flag emblem on it) to activate the logon screen when you want to. This is pretty well instantaneous.
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28 Jul 2010   #3
elhaha1001

Windows 7
 
 

Oh ok thx

Does this also apply to windows xp? I'm just curious because I'm still used to windows xp settings
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28 Jul 2010   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Yes, it applies to XP.

Here are some handy links for this in XP, Vista, and Windows 7.

XP List of the keyboard shortcuts that are available in Windows XP
Vista Keyboard shortcuts
Windows 7 Keyboard shortcuts
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28 Jul 2010   #5
elhaha1001

Windows 7
 
 

ok, thx for the help!
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28 Jul 2010   #6
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

You're welcome.
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28 Jul 2010   #7
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Another option is to put a "Lock Workstation" shortcut on your desktop. I just creat a shortcut with the target value (path) of:
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe User32.dll,LockWorkStation
Works for XP and windows 7, one click if you pin it to your taskbar.
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28 Jul 2010   #8
letsdoamazing

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Win + L is the easiest! Or Start menu > lock would work.

Lock shortcut:
Lock Computer - Create Shortcut
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