Smart PC Locker Pro

NoVirusThanks Smart PC Locker Pro is a lightweight and powerful application designed to lock your computer and all its functions so that no one can access your personal data, you can now move away from the computer safely. The PC is locked with a password, so only users that know the correct password can unlock it. The program is also able to lock the PC in Safe Mode (with Networking, without Networking, etc).

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NoVirusThanks Smart PC Locker Pro locks the entire system and while the PC is locked, it disables the system tool Task Manager (taskmgr.exe) so that users cannot terminate or kill our process. Also the CD-ROM drives are disabled, so that a possible intruder can not bypass our tool with autorun.inf of CD-ROMs.

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You can select to automatically lock the screen when the computer is started, to automatically lock the system after N minutes of inactivity, to power off the monitor once the system is locked for more than N minutes, to shutdown Windows after the PC is locked for more than N minutes, and much more.

Key features and characteristics

  • Securely password protect your computer
  • Only users that know the correct password can unlock the computer
  • Start with Windows and immediately lock the computer
  • Works also if the computer is started in Safe Mode
  • Disable WinKeys while the computer is locked
  • Disable CTRL+ALT+DEL menu while the computer is locked
  • Disable specific network adapters while the computer is locked
  • Lock all CD-ROMs while the computer is locked
  • Disable Task Manager while the computer is locked
  • Password prompt when the application window is displayed
  • Password prompt when the application is closed
  • Require “Run as Administrator” to edit the program settings
  • User must be in the Administrators Group to edit program settings
  • Shutdown the computer after N invalid password attempts
  • Define hotkey to quickly lock the computer
  • Auto-lock the PC after N minutes of inactivity (idle time)
  • Do not auto-lock the PC if there is an application in full screen
  • Do not auto-lock the PC if a specific process is running
  • Power off the monitor once the computer is locked after N minutes
  • Shutdown the computer once the computer is locked after N minutes
  • Change the wallpaper while the computer is locked
  • Log unsuccessful attempts to enter the unlock password
  • The application can be translated into multiple languages
  • Supports all Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Very lightweight in the memory and CPU usage

Additional Details

File Version 2.7.0.0
Last Updated 06 January 2016
Category PC Locker
License Type Freeware
Operating System Windows All (32-bit / 64-bit)

[06-01-2016] v2.7

+ Fixed removal of saved hotkeys
+ Fixed a rare crash that occurred during end of session
+ Fixed hiding of tray icon when the PC is locked on startup
+ Option to lock the PC when it is resumed from sleep or hibernation
+ Auto-select the language file (if present) based on the OS language
+ Updated all language files with new translated text
+ Added Korean language file
+ Improved the main setup script
+ Minor fixes and optimizations

[03-11-2015] v2.6

+ Improved the PC locking when on "Safe Mode with Command Prompt"
+ Option to disable Bluetooth Support Service while the PC is locked
+ Option to run a custom program (.exe, .bat) before the pc is locked
+ Option to run a custom program (.exe, .bat) after the pc has been unlocked
+ Option to hide the computer name in the lock-window
+ Option to hide the tray icon from the taskbar
+ Option to show the hidden tray icon with a hotkey
+ Fixed execution of On-Screen Keyboard (osk.exe) on x64 OS < Windows 10
+ Added Telugu language file
+ Added Hindi language file
+ Updated all the language files
+ Minor fixes and optimizations

[28-09-2015] v2.5

+ Improved the GUI of the lock-window
+ Show the date and time in the lock-window
+ Show the Computer user name in the lock-window
+ Support the virtual (On-Screen) keyboard in the lock-window
+ Prevent the lock-window from being terminated via ALT+F4
+ Option to disable custom network adapters while the PC is locked
+ Option to disable USB Storage Driver while the PC is locked
+ Option to hide the options in the CTRL+ALT+DEL menu while the PC is locked
+ Option to disable WinKeys (L_WIN and R_WIN) while the system is locked
+ Option to log unsuccessful attempts to enter the unlock password
+ Wildcard on "Do not lock the system if specific processes are running"
+ Updated the English.ini language file with new text to translate
+ The text on the lock-window can now be translated
+ Improved support for Microsoft Windows 10
+ Minor fixes and optimizations

Softpedia Editor’s Review 4 / 5 Stars

An overall efficient lockdown utility. Taking into consideration that the application is able to disable the Task Manager, run in a stealth mode, lock all CD-ROM drives, and automatically lock your computer after a period of inactivity, you can safely use Smart PC Locker for blocking other users' access to your computer.

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