How to Quickly Lock Your Mac

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Brent Cowgill

This does the trick for me. I had set up the top left corner to start screen saver but then I started using synergy to control my windows box with my mac keyboard and this made it more difficult to move the mouse to the corner.

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davedujour

Even better than installing yet another app to run all the time & take up system resources, on the Security window Require a password immediately after sleep or screen saver. Then in Expose & Spaces on the Expose tab, make on of the corners "Put Display to Sleep". On my iMac I set it to the upper right. It's very fast & easy to push the cursor to the upper right corner & lock the screen. Or did Apple remove Expose & Spaces from Lion? I haven't bothered "upgrading" to Lion yet.

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