Thursday, February 10, 2011

Make shortcut for locking your desktop and keyboard

Sometimes you need to move away from computer quick without shutting it down. But there are some people around you, who you don't trust. How to keep them not to touch your computer? Lock it. OK, you can 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.

  1. Right-click on desktop. 
  2. Take "New > Shortcut". 
  3. "Create Shortcut Wizard" opened. 
  4. In text field, type: "rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation". 
  5. Next. 
  6. Name your shortcut as you like. 
  7. Finish.

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

  1. Right-click on shortcut.
  2. Chose "Properties".
  3. Click on "Shortcut" card.
  4. Click "Change Icon".
  5. In "Look for icons in this file" field, type "Shell32.dll".
  6. OK
  7. Chose icon from list.
  8. OK.

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