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Lock PC without Ctrl+Alt+Del

Is there any other option to lock the PC other than Task Manager or getting the timeout/screensaver?

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anushahanna
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silemoneCommented:
Create a shortcut on your desktop and use this as the command:
%windir%\system32\rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation
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silemoneCommented:
or you could place that code in a batch file and place on desktop
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crumleyCommented:
Or, a keyboard shortcut to lock: Windows Key + L
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silemoneCommented:
you create a batch file by:

open notepad...place code i gave and when you save

on save dialog:

filename =  close.bat
SAVE as TYPE: all files
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silemoneCommented:
make sure you place on desktop and just a click of the mouse on the icon that appears, you will be able to lock.
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anushahannaAuthor Commented:
that was brilliant. thanks
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silemoneCommented:
glad to help out.

cheers.
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crumleyCommented:
it was good. I was impressed by your solution silemone!! I wouldn't have thought of using that function in a batch file.
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