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Old 08-02-2005, 08:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there any utility available which can set a password lock for certain applications in my pc. My friends also use my pc and i donot want to log out everytime they want to use it. But i donot want them to use some of my applications like my instant messenger since i have set an automatic login in it. Is there any utlity which opens these applications only on entering a password ?
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Old 08-02-2005, 08:58 AM   #2 (permalink)
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There's a way to do it, and it's been posted here before. See what a search pulls up.


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To create a shortcut on your desktop to lock your computer:

Right-click the desktop.

Point to New, and then click Shortcut.

The Create Shortcut Wizard opens. In the text box, type the following:
rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation

Click Next.

Enter a name for the shortcut. You can call it "Lock Workstation" or choose any name you like.

Click Finish.
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Old 08-02-2005, 06:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Why don't you create an account for your friend...and when he wants to use your PC, simply switch users but don't logoff your account, then get your friend to login to his personal account. Simple as. This way you'll have your own private workspace.

This is of course assuming you have Windows XP.

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