January 2014 Tech Tips – Locking Your PC and Resizing Desktop Icons


Here are your quick Tech Tips for the month of January to help you be more productive. As always, reach out anytime! We are here to help.

Lock Your PC Quickly

Sick of your “friends” going onto your computer at work or home and posting things on your Facebook/Twitter page on your behalf? It’s certainly an annoyance, but an easy one to prevent. Windows + L will lock your system right away, requiring a password (if you’ve set one) to log in again.

Easily Resize Desktop Icons

You can use the scroll wheel on your mouse to resize desktop icons. On the desktop, press and hold CTRL while you scroll the wheel to make icons larger or smaller.