How to Lock Your Windows 10 PC from the Desktop Shortcut

How to Lock Your Windows 10 PC from the Desktop ShortcutThere are a number of ways that you can use to lock your Windows 10 PC. The quickest way to lock your is PC is by using the keyboard shortcut “Windows key + L”. In-case your keyboard is broken, you can create a shortcut on the desktop to quickly lock your system.

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In this guide, we will show you how to create the desktop shortcut to lock your system quickly.

How to Create a Desktop Shortcut to Lock your Windows 10 PC

Follow the steps mentioned below to create a shortcut to lock your PC:

Right-click anywhere on the desktop, a context menu will appear. Select the “New” option and then “Shortcut” from the extended menu.create a new shortcut in windows 10 PC

When the system will ask you about what item would you like to create a shortcut for, paste the following command:

Rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStationtype the command to create the lock windows shortcut

After entering the command, click the “Next” button.

Next, you will be asked to enter a name for the shortcut that you are creating (the purpose of the shortcut) so that if anyone else is using your system will know what’s the functionality of the shortcut. Type a suitable name in the textbox under the “Type a name for this shortcut:”.type a name for your shortcut

Click on the “Finish” button after you are done.

The shortcut to lock your PC will be created that will appear on your desktop. Double-click on the shortcut you just created to lock your Windows 10 PC.

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