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How to Log Off
How to Log On
How to Restart
How to Lock the Computer

 

How to Log Off

  1. Close all open applications
  2. Press the Ctrl, Alt and Delete keys (NOTE: All three keys must be pressed together.)
  3. A window will open that has six buttons on it
  4. Click the Log Off… button
  5. You will then see a window that says: “Are you sure you want to logoff?”
  6. Click the Log Off button
  7. Your PC will then begin the log off process
  8. When it is done you will see a window that says: “Press Ctrl-Alt-Delete to begin”
  9. You are now logged off of Windows

 

How to Log On

  1. Press the Ctrl, Alt and Delete keys (NOTE: All three keys must be pressed together.)
  2. Enter your User Name
  3. Enter your Password
  4. In the Log on to: box, make sure "SCLS" is selected
  5. Click the OK button to log on.

 

 

How to Restart
(do this at least once a week)

  1. Close all open applications
  2. Press the Ctrl, Alt and Delete keys (NOTE: All three keys must be pressed together.)
  3. A window will open that has six buttons on it
  4. Click the Shut Down… button
  5. You will then see a window that says: “What do you want the computer to do?”
  6. Select Restart from the drop-down menu
  7. Click the OK button
  8. Your PC will then begin the restart process
  9. When it is done you will see a window that says: “Press Ctrl-Alt-Delete to begin”

 

How to Lock the Computer
(don't do this at night!)

Locking your desktop, sometimes called locking your workstation or locking your computer, prevents anyone from using your PC but your programs will remain running for quick access when you return to your computer.  If you have a staff PC that is in an area where there are patrons nearby it might be a good idea to do this to prevent tampering if you need to walk away from the PC. 

  1. Press the Ctrl, Alt and Delete keys (NOTE: All three keys must be pressed together.)
  2. A window will open that has six buttons on it
  3. Click the Lock Computer button

 

 

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