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How to Add Pattern Lock for Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows XP

Hello friends, today I’m going to show you how to add pattern lock on Windows 7 and Windows 8 PC which is generally found on faster android smartphones to lock your phone and save it from any misuse.

You might have got fed up with your default password locking system on your Windows computer using it from so many years. If it is so, this article has been especially published for you.

Pattern Lock for Windows

I’ve find out some methods by using which you can get rid of the old default password system on Windows PC and also you enable pattern locking system on Windows 7 which is commonly found in android smartphones.

How to Add Pattern Lock on Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 and XP

In this article, we’re going to tell you about 3 pattern locking tools that we used on our Windows PC and laptops before writing this post.

These are the top 3 methods we’re going to discuss below that we used to add pattern lock on Windows 7/8/8.1

  • Eusing Maze Lock
  • XUS Pattern Lock for PC
  • Windows 8 In-built Picture Password
  • Modern Login Software

Eusing Maze Lock

Eusing Maze lock is a software that can be used to add pattern lock feature on your Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows XP PC or laptop very much similar to smartphones and tablets. It is a freeware that allows you to setup pattern lock on your Windows PC or laptop.

Eusing Maze Lock Features

  • 100% reliable. Spyware and Virus free software.
  • Compatibility – Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1
  • You can choose between default or transparent user interface.
  • You can enable/disable the auto lock feature on Windows startup.
  • It has 3 different pattern types i.e. 3×3, 4×4 or 5×5.
  • You can also setup alerts on incorrect login attempts.
  • Backup pattern feature in image format.
  • Freeware product (No hidden charges)

Eusing Maze Lock Installation Guide

  • Download Eusing Maze Lock for your Windows PC.
  • Once you’ve successfully downloaded it, install eusing maze lock in your computer system.
  • After installation is complete, you will find a default pattern lock (like “Z” form) in the image below.
  • Now, select reset pattern and draw your desired pattern for locking/unlocking your Windows computer.

Eusing Maze Lock Installation (Video Tutorial)

XUS Pattern Lock for PC

XUS PC lock is another software that can be used to add pattern lock feature on your Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows XP and is very much similar to Eusing Maze Lock. Unfortunately, it is a paid software but still it allows you to use it in trial mode for some days before purchasing it.

Download XUS PC Lock for Windows PC

XUS PC Lock Features

  • Anti Key-Logger making your Windows computer more secure.
  • Compatibility – Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1
  • Have 3 built-in patterns: 3×3, 4×4 and 5×5.
  • Locking and Unlocking animation effect.
  • Disconnect Internet access when system is locked.
  • Auto-lock the computer when Windows startup or in idle mode.
  • Set a timer to turn off monitor automatically.
  • Custom background image and lots of customization options.

XUS Pattern Lock Installation (Video Tutorial)

Windows 8 Built-In Picture Password

Microsoft Windows 8 was launched with many hidden features and one of them is built-in picture password. T use picture password feature you’ve to select a specific area as password or pattern on the picture to unlock the system.

If you’re interested in using Windows 8 picture password feature, you can follow the below video tutorial.

How to Create Windows 8 Picture Password (Video Tutorial)

Modern Login Software

Modern Login Features

Modern Login Installation

Wrapping Up Windows Pattern Lock Tutorial

So, these were the top 3 methods that we use to add pattern lock on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Also, we recommend you to use these tools for adding pattern lock for Windows 7 and Windows 7.

We’ve tried our best to tell you how to add pattern lock for Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 and Windows XP. Also, if you find any other method or tool to add pattern lock on PC let us know in the comments.

Hope you’ve liked this tutorial. If you face any problem in using these tools, feel free to comment below. We will try our best to answer and solve all your queries.


  1. Hey Vinay,

    I saw this post shared on Facebook, and since this topic was something new for me, I decided to click on the link to read the post and I am glad that the post is great!

    Honestly, I didn't even think about whether or not I can set up pattern lock for my Windows PC. Very smart of you to think about it and compile it in the form of a blog post!



  2. Hi Yash,

    Its good to see such a proficient blogger on my blog. I had shared this post with all my social media audience so they can also come to know that there is something like Pattern lock for PC and Computer.

    I'm using these techniques from over a year ago and I like it. It makes my PC look a bit more professional and secure. While working on my blog, this thing striked my head and I decided to share it with my website audience.

    I'm glad you find it useful. Thanks for such a lovely comment.

    Have a nice day.

    ~ Vinay


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