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Can I lock WindowsXp?


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Dataran

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I was just wondering if it was at all possible for me to `lock` my computer on windows XP without using a screensaver.

At work we use windows 2000 and we can access that ability by pressing ctrl-alt-del and then selecting the `lock computer` option.

However, I can't seem to find it on windows XP.

Am I looking in the wrong area or does XP not have that feature?

Any help that you could provide would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi Dataran!

This is very easy to do on Windows XP. What you need to do is put a password for your user account, which you can do by going to USER ACCOUNTS in the CONTROL PANEL and select your account listed and click on CREATE A PASSWORD. Once the password is created, you can then hit the WINDOWS KEY+L. When you want to log back in, you just click on your name in the list of users on the screen and type in your password and hit ENTER.

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Excellent!

Thank you very much for this.
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Glad I could help! :whistling:

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