Thursday, January 12, 2023

4 Ways to Lock Your Windows Screen

Microsoft Windows
Do you lock your PC Window when you are not at your desk?

Maybe you should.

Your PC probably contains a lot of personal and business information such as financial data, photos, and browsing history.

There are multiple ways to lock your Microsoft Windows screen.  

Do you know them all?

Here are four ways to lock your Windows screen:

1. Windows-L
Press and hold the Windows key and the L key on your keyboard. 

2. Ctrl-Alt-Del
Press Ctrl-Alt-Delete keys. Select Lock

3. Start button
Select the Start button in the bottom-left corner. Select your user icon and then select Lock.

4. Auto lock via screen saver
You can set your PC to lock automatically when the screen saver starts. 
  • Go to Control Panel 
  • Appearance & Personalization 
  • Change screen saver 
  • check the box for On resume, display logon screen. 

Be sure to set a time for how long your PC should wait before starting the screen saver.

That's it!  Enjoy!

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