Monday, January 15, 2018

Windows 10: Lock Screen Shortcut

In any organization, it is important to lock the computer when the user leaves it, this will prevent someone from abusing someone else’s network security access. By pressing the WinKey + L on the keyboard, the user can lock the computer screen. With this tip, the user can create a shortcut icon that does the same thing by clicking on it.
  1. Create a new shortcut (right-click the desktop, select New > Shortcut)
  2. In the Type the location of the item field, type: RUNDLL32.EXE user32.dll LockWorkStation, and then press the Next button.
  3. In the Type the name of the shortcut field, type: Lock Screen and then press the Finish button.
Use any of the additional commands below to create additional shortcuts:

  • Show Desktop
    • shell:::{3080F90D-D7AD-11D9-BD98-0000947B0257}
  • Run… (dialog)
    • shell:::{2559a1f3-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0} 
  • Recycle Bin
    • shell:::{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
  • Slide to Shutdown
    • slidetoshutdown.exe
  • Task Manager
    • taskmgr.exe

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