Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Shortcut to put display to sleep (windows 8)

It is desirable that you can simply put the display to sleep, not the computer... and you happen to be too lazy to lock out the computer

Create a shortcut to

whenever you click on the shortcut, it will make the screensaver appear. In my case, the screensaver is set to be blank/dark screen.
Therefore, it simulates the "sleep" display as in Mac.

Since I have not set it up to ask for password when awaken from screenshot, I can get the screen right away.
Note that this is meant to only "turn off" the display when you are away for a nature calls.
And it can not replace the usual screen lock.


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