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Program that locks the screen?


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Hi everyone.

As the last poster in this What is the equivalent to Windows "Switch Users"? thread I made pointed out, I can't log off of my user name and still keep Adium running in the background. So, is there any program that can lock the screen?
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System Preferences -> Security....check the box to require a password to wake this computer from screen saver or sleep.

Set you screen saver to be activated by a hot corner. Activate screen saver...locked

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Or you could just do this method... that way there is no inadvertant screen locking if your mouse drifts off the screen by accident.

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Deskshade also has an option, its Shareware. Set a hot key, and when you press the hot key it locks the computer, until you type in your password.

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