In using a computer, sometimes, you need to leave it alone for a varying amount of time. That’s when others may use your computer for no malicious purposes like copying important data, stealing payment passwords, etc. So how can you prevent such unfortunate things? Assuming you have set a user password on your computer, you do not need to turn off the computer every time you have to leave the computer because you can lock the computer, and the computer will lock the screen and request the password from anyone. Want To access it (see image below). On how to realize this method, this article will introduce how to lock the computer in Windows 8 / 8.1.

Cách khóa máy tính trong Windows 8 / 8.1 nhanh

Tutorial 3 ways to lock the computer on Windows 8 / 8.1:

Option 1: Lock the computer by using the user icon on the Start screen.

On the Start interface, click the user/administrator icon (here refers to administrator1) in the upper right corner and select Lock from the list.

Method 2: Lock the computer from Ctrl + Alt + Del.

Press Ctrl + Alt + Del, and choose Lock from the options.

Method 3: Lock the computer in the system settings

Step 1: Open the Search bar, enter the system in the box, and select Settings.

Step 2: From the search results on the left, choose Lock the computer when I leave it alone for a time to continue.

Step 3: When the Monitor Setup Setup window arises, click the down arrow below Screensaver to choose the type of screen saver and click OK to finish the installation, as shown in the figure.

Note: Although this method can lock the computer after you leave the program for a short time, it is mainly applied to protect the computer screen and will not require to enter a password.

Are you still hesitant about whether to lock your Windows 8 / 8.1 computer? Stop hesitating. Protect your computer data is a top priority.