How to use your USB pendrive to lock and unlock your Computer


How to use your USB pen drive to lock and unlock your Computer? I know some of you would be probably thinking if this is actually possible but yes it is. Using a USB pen drive to lock and unlock your computer is quite easy and doesn't require any cumbersome process. Your USB pen drive in this process makes use of an app called the “Predator” in locking your computer system.

 The Predator app with the help of your USB pen drive, locks your computer system the moment you unplug it and it will unlock your computer system the moment you plug it back. The benefits of using a USB pen drive to lock your computer system is enormous but i would just be listing a few of those features below

Features of the Predator
1. The Predator app takes pictures of the people trying to break into your computer system behind your back and it then mails them to you

2. The Predator app can sound an audible alarm when an intruder tries to break into your computer system.

3. The Predator app can lock user account on a daily, hourly or even weekly basis according to your schedule

4. The Predator app records all security-related events in a log file such as alarms, starts and stops so as to keep the user updated with events that happened while away.

5. The Predator app lets the user to regain control of your computer if you lose your stick: when you start the software for the first time, you set a password that will unlock your session if your USB drive is not available.

6. The Predator app disables the CD Autorun feature in Windows, to prevent intruders from running malware on specially crafted CDs.

7. So many other features included

Procedures:
1. Click here to download and install the Predator app
2. Now launch the Predator app and then plug in a USB pen drive. Now the USB pen drive would ask you if you want to create a password, click ok to continue.

3. Enter a secure password in the "New Password" field so as to be able to unlock your computer system when you lose your USB drive or something similar happens. You can still use a password in addition to USB lock/unlock. If you want this facility, check the Always Required box and you’ll be asked to enter the password each time you use your thumb drive to unlock your PC.

4. Now under the Flash Drive section, make sure that you select the correct USB flash drive and then click on "Create Key" and then OK.

5. The moment you do that the Predator app would exit. Now click the Predator in the task bar to restart the program and when it’s done, the icon would turn green which means that the app is running. You can always pause the Predator app by selecting "Pause monitoring" Predator will always check every 30 seconds to see if your USB pen drive is plugged in if not then the app would dim your computer and lock it.

You can pause Predator at any time select “Pause monitoring” from the task bar menu. You can also check if someone accessed your PC/laptop while the Predator was switched on using USB drive from the Predator activity log.

Note: All your files would remain intact and won’t be tempered with when you apply this USB lock to your computer. One issue with this USB unlocking stuff (which is not actually a problem to me) is that one port is locked and dedicated specially for the purpose of locking and unlocking of your computer system.

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How to lock a computer system with a USB disk, Predator app for locking PC Ports 

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