How do I lock my computer when it is unattended?

To keep your computers sensitive information safe from others while your computer is left unattended it is best to lock it. The easiest way to do this to use keyboard shortcuts.

Lock your computer using keyboard shortcuts by:

  • Press the Windows key and the “L” key

You can also lock the computer by using the Start Menu.

  • Click on Start
  • Click the small arrow next to shut down
  • From the pop out menu, click Lock

Another option that can be used to lock your computer is to use CRT+ALT+Delete

  • Press CRT+ALT+Delete
  • Click Lock Computer