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This is a very simple tip but it's very important.

You can lock your PC in a second by pressing the Windows key + L.

Anytime you walk away from your computer, you should lock it. Even if you're just going to the restroom or grabbing a cup of coffee, lock it! In those few seconds that you're waiting for your cappuccino, someone could be compromising your data.

It only takes a second to press the Windows key + L, so you might as well.


This tip is part of the Computerbilities Windows 10 Wednesday Tip Series. Last week we talked about how to set a photo as your desktop background. Next week we'll be walking you through how to split your screen for maximum productivity. Check out the Computerbilities blog or social media profiles to catch a new Windows 10 tip every Wednesday!