Author: Peter Barnett Date: Aug 09, 2019
To some people, the apparent lack of the computer locking function during Remote Desktop Connection is a major flaw. This would be the case, if it were true. Though the standard Windows key + L does not work during a Remote Desktop Connection, you have the ability to save a shortcut to your desktop that will allow you to lock the computer.
rundll32 user32.dll,LockWorkStationinto the "Type the location of the item" text field, then click "Next."
Not everyone knows, but on computers, laptops and tablets with Windows 10 there is a device search function via the Internet and a remote computer lock, similar to that found on smartphones. Thus, if you have lost a laptop, there is a chance to find it, moreover, remote locking of a computer with Windows 10 can be useful if for some reason you forgot to leave your account, and it would be better to do it.
First of all, about the requirements that must be met in order to take advantage of the possibility described:
If all specified is satisfied, you can proceed. On any other device connected to the Internet, follow these steps:
After pressing the button, an attempt will be made to connect to the computer, after which all users will log out and Windows 10 will be blocked. On the lock screen, the message you specified is displayed. At the same time, the email address associated with the account will receive a letter about the blocking.
At any time, the system can be unlocked again by logging in with a Microsoft account with administrator privileges on this computer or laptop.
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