Monday, April 19

How to lock a Windows 7,8 & 10 computer

We lock the computer to safeguard it and restrict unwanted users from gaining access to it when we are away.

Note:that locking your computer requires a password.

Generally, you can lock your computer by;

  • Pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete at the same time.Then click Lock on the menu that pops up.
  • Hitting the Windows key and the L key on your keyboard.The computer automatically locks itself.

Read the following steps below to know how to lock your computer depending on your Windows.

 Locking your computer in Windows 7

  1. Click the Start menu.
  2. Click the arrow button next to the shutdown button.
  3. Then Click Lock.

 Locking your computer in Windows 8

  1. Go to the Start button.
  2. Click on your name in the upper right corner of the Start screen.
  3. Click Lock.


Locking your computer in Windows 10

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Click the user icon and choose Lock in the menu.


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