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Old 09-24-2008, 12:48 AM   #1
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how do I lock a computer?

alright this is pretty important
I have Windows XP, and I need to be able to lock my computer because all my buddies have been putting gay porn on the background

Help???
Oh and yes, I always get them back

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Old 09-24-2008, 01:01 AM   #2
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Put a password on the user account that only you know.

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Old 09-24-2008, 01:39 AM   #3
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got it
good to go
windows logo + L
thanks
*a mod can delete this thread if you want*, thanks
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Old 09-24-2008, 05:36 AM   #4
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alright this is pretty important
I have Windows XP, and I need to be able to lock my computer because all my buddies have been putting gay porn on the background

Help???
Oh and yes, I always get them back
Good thing you already fixed it. My suggestion was Linux. Need a password to do ANYTHING with linux
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Old 09-24-2008, 07:49 AM   #5
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Put a password on the bios boot, passwording the user would just annoy me for about 90 seconds till I booted with a bartPE or Hawk cd. Lock the cover close too with a small pad lock.
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Old 09-24-2008, 01:35 PM   #6
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Yeah, locking the bios boot is the easiest way really, and fail safe.
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Old 09-27-2008, 08:33 PM   #7
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Yeah, locking the bios boot is the easiest way really, and fail safe.

Its not entirely failsafe, but to bypass it you need to know the motherboard well enough to find the clear CMOS jumper, and not very many people will be willing to crack the case and look for it just to pull a prank.
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