A. In a previous FAQ, I explained how to lock a computer by typing the following command at a command prompt:
You can create a shortcut on the Quick Launch bar to execute this command by performing the following steps:
- Start Windows Explorer.
- Navigate to \%userprofile%\application data\microsoft\internet explorer\quick launch (e.g., C:\documents and settings\john\application data\microsoft\internet explorer\quick launch).
- Right-click in the right-hand pane and select New, Shortcut.
- Enter "rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation" without the quotes and click Next.
- Name the shortcut "Lock Workstation" and click Finish.