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For however long before this might be removed... many people may not be aware of this:

If & when one walks away, can do this...

Rather than closing things, rather than shutting down or powering off, hit Win+L which, locks your device. If one is away from their machine, be it anywhere, home, school, workplace or other, leave it secure w/ Win+L.  Come back to it, hit Ctrl & enter your PIN & carry on as you were.

Cheers,
Drew

3 Replies
Windows 10 forum:
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Windows-10/bd-p/Windows10space

Now that you mentioned, here is how make Windows 10 automatically do that without the need to press Win + L manually by the user or in case the user forgets:

http://tenforums.com/tutorials/118314-automatically-lock-computer-windows-10-a.html

Thanks for the shortcut. We moved this to the Windows 10 space.

Thanks!