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    Shutdown Options

    In the shutdown menu what does the 'Lock This Computer mean'?
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    Bany,

    Lock brings up your screen saver and then requires your password to get back in.
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

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    Holding the <Windows Key> and then tap in the L key achieves the same.
    I do it all the time if I walk away from my PC at work (yes, I am an admin).
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    Thanks guys..
    I don't use it....Never did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RetiredGeek View Post
    Lock brings up your screen saver and then requires your password to get back in.
    It's really your log on screen rather than your screen saver.

    Bruce
    Last edited by BruceR; 2012-05-01 at 02:14.

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