Strict Standards: Non-static method AL_HELPER::SetupPaths() should not be called statically in /home/software/public_html/windowsxp/init.php on line 15
Locking Computer in XP

Still have a problem? Ask for help at our discussion forum.

Advanced Search
Article Options
Popular Articles
  1. Handwrite for MSN Messenger
  2. Win2000 Logon Screen
  3. The difference between 64 and 32 bit processors
  4. Windows XP FAQ T
  5. Windows XP FAQ P
No popular articles found.

 »  Home  »  User Interface Page 2  »  Locking Computer in XP
Locking Computer in XP
By  Super Admin  | Published  02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Locking Computer in XP

To lock a computer in XP, as you probably know, you press "L" while holding down "Windows Logo" key on your keyboard. However, if you would like to lock a computer remotely, for example via "Remote Administrator", you don't have this ability. What you can do instead, is to create a shortcut on remote computer's desktop where

Target    %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation

Start In %windir%


How would you rate the quality of this article?
1 2 3 4 5
Poor Excellent
Tell us why you rated this way (optional):

Send to Author Post on Site

  • Comment #1 (Posted by an unknown user)
    its was what i was looking for to lock my pc at work i cant leave it open to view
  • Comment #2 (Posted by an unknown user)
    I did not know how to do a basic lock of my puter. This gave me the answer
  • Comment #3 (Posted by an unknown user)
    The solution for locking an XP computer is correct. However, I get an "Unlock Computer" message every time I leave my computer for several minutes and come back. Is there any way of disabling the Computer Lock feature? Thank you, Jeffrey Goldstein
  • Comment #4 (Posted by an unknown user)
Submit Comment