magnify
Home Windows Environment Windows 8.1 Locking and Unlocking Your Computer

Locking and Unlocking Your Computer

Published on May 21, 2014 in Windows 8.1

There are three different ways to lock your computer in Windows 8.1.

Keyboard: Ctrl, Alt, and Delete

  1. Hold down Ctrl, Alt, and Delete.
  2. Click Lock.
  3. To unlock, press any key and type your password in the provided box.

Keyboard: the Windows Key and L

  1. Hold down the Windows key and L on your keyboard.
    Locking and Unlocking Your Computer1
  2. To unlock, press any key and type your password in the provided box.

Start Screen

  1. Click your name on the Start screen.
  2. Choose the Lock option.
    Locking and Unlocking Your Computer2
  3. To unlock, press any key and type your password in the provided box.

 

Print this entry