How to lock your Apple Macintosh computer while you are away from your desk.

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If you need to step away from your Apple Macintosh computer you should password lock the computer. This is so that no-one can access your work unless they have your user password.


Pressing Shift + Control + Power or if you are using an older keyboard Shift + Control + Eject will lock an Apple Macintosh computer. This displays the lock screen which prompting you to enter your user account password.