How to Lock Your Personal Computer on Single Mouse Click?

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It is really necessary and important to lock your personal computer when are away from it. Cause there might be chances to getting used by someone else at your work location or chances to steal the privacy information.


There is one way to lock personal computer and which is by pressing 3 buttons together which are CTRL+ALT+DELETE on your keyboard. But what if you just use single mouse click and lock your computer? Sound interesting right?

I have find a new way to lock the computer using single mouse click, for it you have to create a shortcut for this event and which will help you to lock your PC, follow the simple steps mentioned below,

1. Right click on an empty spot on the desktop, then click New and then click Shortcut.

2. In the Create Shortcut dialog box, type the following in the ‘Type the location’ of the item text box:

rundll32 user32.dll,LockWorkStation

3. Click Next

4. In “Type a name for this shortcut”, type “” (any name as u wish) and Click Finish

5. This will Create a shortcut in your Desktop.

6.Now each time when you want to lock the computer , Just click on this shortcut.

So simple right, then go ahead and create a computer shortcut to lock your home screen. I hope this method will really help you to lock the computer. If you know more tricks like this then share with us via comments below.


Vishal Gaikar

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