Lock Computer - Create Shortcut

    Lock Computer - Create Shortcut

    Lock Computer - Create Shortcut

    How to Create a "Lock Computer" Shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8
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    How to Create a "Lock Computer" Shortcut in Windows 7 and Windows 8

       Information
    This tutorial will show you how to create a Lock Computer shortcut that can be used where you like in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

       Tip
    By default, you can also press the Windows + L keys to lock the computer.





    Here's How:

    1. Right click anywhere on your desktop, and click/tap on New and Shortcut.

    2. Type rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation and click/tap on Next.
    Lock Computer - Create Shortcut-createshortcut.png
    3. Type Lock Computer for the name, and click/tap on Finish.
    NOTE: You can name this shortcut what you like though.
    Lock Computer - Create Shortcut-lockcomputer.png
    4. You are done. Now next time you want to lock your computer, simply click this shortcut. That’s all. Enjoy!

       Tip
    This is the icon I'm using right now if you would like to use it for your shortcut too. :)
    Lock Computer - Create Shortcut-lock.png


    5. In Windows 7, you can now Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.

    6. In Windows 8, you can Pin to Taskbar on desktop, Pin to Start screen, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.













  1. Posts : 5
    Windows 7
       #1

    I've been using Win-L for so long, it's second nature.
      My Computer


  2. Posts : 321
    Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
    Thread Starter
       #2

    well after creating the shortcut you could pin it at your taskbar and then delete the shortcut... :)

    that way you could lock your computer in one click :)
      My Computer


 

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