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1st Security Agent: This is an excellent password-protected security utility to secure Windows-based computers. It works under any Windows platform and offers an administrative support for controlling which users are allowed to access your computer and the level of access each user may have. You can choose to restrict access to lots of Control Panel applet functions, including Display, Network, Passwords, Printers, System, Add/Remove Programs, etc. You can also assign separate system profile folders to each user, providing each with their own custom Desktop, Start Menu, Favorites, My Documents, etc. Additionally, you can: disable Start Menu items, hide local and network drives, disable the DOS prompt, boot keys, real DOS mode, Registry editing, taskbar, task manager, and network access, hide desktop icons, and much more. You can apply password protection to Windows and restrict users to running specific applications only. Security restrictions can be applied universally or just to specific users. 1st Security Agent also supports Internet Explorer security that enables you to customize many aspects of the Internet Explorer Web browser. It lets you disable individual menu items, prevent others from editing your Favorites, disable individual tabs in the Internet Options dialog, as well as specific settings from each tab. 1st Security Agent allows you to import and export PC security settings, and offers a flexible and complete password protection. More info.

1st Screen Lock: This is a password-protected desktop security utility that lets you lock your desktop with a password on boot, or at the time you are leaving your PC. You can use the built-in spy utility that works in background and enables you to spy on your PC users by fixing all user moves in a log file. This is very useful, when you need to know what your children or personnel do at the time you are away. Each user of 1st Screen Lock has its own password used to unlock locked PC. Password protection works in such a way that your users are unable to see user statistics, change options, or remove the program itself, they can only unlock PC using their own passwords. More info.

Security Administrator: Protect your computer and restrict access to Internet with Security Administrator. This nice password-protected security utility enables you to impose a variety of access restrictions to protect your privacy and stop others from tampering with your PC. You can deny access to each individual component of several Control Panel applets, including Display, Network, Passwords, Printers, System and Internet Options. You can disable your boot keys, context menus, DOS windows, Registry editing, Internet and Network access. Hide your desktop icons, individual drives, Start menu items, or even the entire taskbar. You can also apply password protection to Windows and restrict users to running specific applications only, Control Internet Usage, view statistics of computer use by your kids or employees. Security restrictions can be applied universally or to specific computer users. More info.

IE Internet Security: This is a password-protected Internet security utility that customizes different features of the Internet Explorer Web browser. It allows you to disable abilities to change your web browser settings, restrict access to certain tabs of Internet Options dialog box, as well as specific settings from each tab. It lets you disable certain menu items and buttons and prevent others from editing your Favorites. Due to multi-user support, IE Internet Security gives you a great ability to customize the Internet Explorer web browser for each user personally. Existing password protection will not let your users to remove set restrictions or to remove the program itself. More info.

Security Protector: This is a nice free password protected security utility, which enables you to protect your PC by disabling some features like: use of the MS-DOS command prompt in Windows and real mode DOS applications from within the Windows shell, and disable function keys on boot up like the F5, F6 and F8 keys. The program is very useful if you want to disable the lowlevel access to your system. It's easy to use, reliably protected by the password. More info.

Access Administrator: Password protect your files and restrict others from being able to start, see, change or delete them. File protection activates automatically according to the current user's idenity and the timetable that is defined for it. You can keep your employees or kids off the Internet, games and the other entertainment during the working time. You can define a timetable and a list of restricted files for each user individually as you like. Also, Access Administrator may protect files from casual or unauthorized removal. The program is reliably protected by the password. More info.

Access Lock: This is an easy-to-use system-tray security utility you can use to secure your desktop when you are away from your computer. Just configure the program, define a password and double click the Access Lock system-tray icon every time you need to disable and hide your desktop. While it is locked, the system keys and taskbar are disabled and the mouse cursor is trapped, unauthorized password entries are met with an audio alert and logged to disk. The only thing is available in this mode is a pop-up password-entry dialog with an input area for the password that restores your desktop to working condition. Access Lock enables you to lock your PC by two methods. The first one hides your desktop and shows a screen saver while the second one does not hide it allowing others to watch what happens there that is very useful when you would like to demonstrate something to people but do not want them to play with it. It also prevents unauthorized access on boot and allows people around to leave messages while the system is locked. More info.

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