how do i lock my mac screen?

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by acidvoodoo, Nov 5, 2006.

  1. acidvoodoo

    acidvoodoo Platinum Member

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    i want to leave the computer running applications but dont want people to be able to mess with them, so can i set some kind of password?
     
  2. Aluvus

    Aluvus Platinum Member

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    I don't have a Mac, but this presents some options.
     
  3. x1v

    x1v Member

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    In Mac OS X, all you have to do is click on your username in the upper right hand corner, click Login Window and you're all set. It leaves all your programs and apps open just like the Windows Key + L in XP.
     
  4. chcarnage

    chcarnage Golden Member

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    The user name is only displayed at the upper right corner if OS X has more than one user account, but Aluvus' link is all you need.