Lock Workstation with a Shortcut

Posted On 2007-09-18 by FortyPoundHead
Tags: General Tip Windows XP Windows 2000
Views: 1483

NT and 2000 users are accustomed to locking their desktop with ALT+CTRL+DEL, but under XP this brings up the performance monitor.

You can create a shortcut on the desktop to lock your desktop with the following command:
rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation

If you`re looking for a key combo to accomplish this same task, WINKEY+L will lock your desktop.

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