Active Lock 3.0 Description:
Active Lock : Turn your USB flash drive into an access key to log into Windows when plugging it, and to lock the workstation when unplugging it
Active Lock transforms any USB storage device in an access key for logging into Windows and locking the workstation. This is an intuitive software application that can be configured even by inexperienced users.Before proceeding any further, you should know that it hasn't been updated for a long and it doesn't support newer Windows editions.
Log in using a USB access keyAfter setup, you can plug a USB drive into the computer unit and launch the program to configure settings. It's necessary to select the USB's drive letter from a list in order to trigger a window prompt at every system startup, where you have to insert that specific USB key to gain access. Otherwise, the PC can be reset or shut down.
Lock the PC when removing the USB driveIn addition to logon, the machine can lock automatically when unplugging the drive, and Active Lock can be enabled even when booting Windows in safe mode. In order to complete this action, you have to restart the PC.If you want to revert the settings, all you have to do is access the main configuration panel and disable the program after selecting the drive letter of your USB key.Another aspect worth mentioning is that it's possible to create a USB access key for multiple computers. This means that you can lock and unlock your home and work PC with the same device, for instance.
Evaluation and conclusionThere were no stability issues in our tests, as the tool didn't hang, crash or prompt error messages. It had minimal impact on performance.Too bad that Active Lock hasn't been updated in such a long time that it doesn't support newer Windows editions. However, if you're running an older version, you can rely on this simple-to-use application for quickly locking and unlocking all your computers.
ConclusionTo conclude Active Lock works on Windows 2K/XP/2003 operating system and can be easily downloaded using the below download link according to Time-limited Trial license. Active Lock download file is only 741 KB in size.
Active Lock was filed under the Startup and Shutdown category and was reviewed in softlookup.com and receive 2.5/5 Score.
Active Lock has been tested by our team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. We will recheck Active Lock when updated to assure that it remains clean.
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Popularity 5/10 - Downloads - 200 - Score - 2.5/5
|Category:||Startup and Shutdown|
|Publisher:||Active Network Co LTD|
|Requirements:||Windows 2003 / Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows 2000|
|Operating system:||Windows 2K/XP/2003|
|File size:||741 KB|