Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Lock your Windows XP session

There are several ways available to be able to lock your Windows XP (including Home Edition and XP Pro)

Method 1: Shortcut1. With your mouse, right click on your desktop and select "New/Shortcut" from the list
2. Once done, copy and paste the command rundll32.exe user32.dll, LockWorkStation and click "Next"
3. You can choose to label the shortcut before choosing the "Finish" option

Method 2: Using DOS1. Using DOS is a simple way to be able to lock your Windows XP
2. Go to the "Start" button and choose the "Run" option
3. Type in "CMD" and when the command window pops up, copy and paste rundll32.exe user32.dll, LockWorkStation before pressing the Enter key.

Method 3: Create a .bat file1. Open a new Notepad document and copy and paste the command

@echo off
rundll32.exe user32.dll, LockWorkStation

2. Hence, save the text file as a .bat file
3. Once done, all you have to do is to run the file by double clicking on it

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