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Thread: How to quickly hide programs on your screen when somebody enters the room

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    How to quickly hide programs on your screen when somebody enters the room

    I was looking for a way to quickly hide the programs I was running on my screen when somebody enters my computer room. Sometimes I'm working on documents that I do not want prying eyes to read. The quickest way I come up with to hide the screen was this:

    To use the windows Lock function? just press Windows key + L

    However I found this to be slow and cumbersome especially if you're in a rush to press the buttons. What I really wanted was a one key combination that would instantly cover what I was doing on my computer.

    So here's a quick way of doing this:

    Make a shortcut with a target application as: "C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe user32.dll, LockWorkStation"

    Then make a Windows hot Key map of what ever key you want, mine is F12 mapped to that shortcut.

    I hope this is helpful someone. If you have a better way please post it I'd like to know about it.

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    Re: How to quickly hide programs on your screen when somebody enters the room

    Thanks great tip, you never know when you have something screening you don't want somebody see it.

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