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If you are doing something very confidential on your computer or watching something on your computer that you do not want other people seeing and then someone suddenly walks in and you really need to prevent the person from seeing what it is you are doing on the computer. It is not uncommon that we found ourselves in this position several times and have wished that there was a quick button that we could suddenly press and change what is on our computer screen to something else. This article will help you to quickly hide your desktop screen and keep your confidential information or activity from being seen by prying eyes. 1. CTRL + ALT + DEL + ENTER will instantly hide your desktop screen When you press all these four buttons simultaneously you automatically lock your computer and prevent any prying eyes from seeing the activity that you were doing on your computer. NOTE: This method does not shut down your computer or make you lose what you were working on. It just locks your computer and prevents anyone from seeing your confidential material. Alternatively, you can also press the Windows key + L to achieve the same result. The Windows key is the button on your keyboard that has the Windows logo on it. Windows key + L achieves the same result as CTRL + ALT + DEL + ENTER. If your computer has a password and you use this method, then in order to resume what you were doing, you’ll have to reenter your password. 2. WINDOWS KEY + D will instantly hide your desktop screen The Windows Key + D keyboard shortcut is the second method that I’d like to share with my readers. This method is very simple and easy to remember. All you need to do is to press the Windows button and D. After you have done this, the program, page or window that you are currently viewing will instantly minimize. It also minimizes all open programs, windows, or pages. The advantage with this keyboard shortcut is that you do not need to reenter your password when you want to resume the work or activity that you were doing. All you need to do is move down to the taskbar and click on the program, page or window that you want to resume working on.