Make shortcut for locking your desktop and keyboard

shortcut wizard

Sometimes you need to move away from computer quick without shutting it down. But there are people near you don't trust. How to keep them not to touch your computer? Lock it. OK, but how to do that quick? Well, you'll do that if you have a shortcut on desktop for looking your computer desktop and keyboard. Just double-click on shortcut. And here's how you'll make that shortcut.

Right-click on desktop.
Take "New > Shortcut".
"Create Shortcut Wizard" opened.
In text field, type: "rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation".
Name your shortcut as you like.

Now, you have a shortcut for locking your desktop and keyboard. Here's how you'll change it's icon:

Right-click on shortcut.
Chose "Properties".
Click on "Shortcut" card.
Click "Change Icon".
In "Look for icons in this file" field, type "Shell32.dll".
Chose icon from list.

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At 9:53 AM, Anonymous Ryan said...

I've never done this can you tell me what can i do if i forget the password.Is there a way to get it back.

At 7:31 PM, Anonymous PC Tips said...

the information is very useful and i do not know about how to lock desktop and keyboard after reading your post i understand it... thanks for information..

At 7:54 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice info

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