How to lock the screen on your PC or notebook running Microsoft Windows

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To lock the screen manually

Just press

Windows-L

to lock the screen

To lock the screen automatically
(when the screen saver is activated)

Open your Screen Saver Settings

(Go to Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Personalization > Screen Saver)

Tick the checkbox for “On resume, display logon screen

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Note: You will need to login again (and everything on your desktop will be as you left it

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