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  • Folder Lock

    7.7.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Folder Lock

    7
    1357 votes
    • PROS: Windows Explorer integration, Loads of lockable options, Nice wallet feature, Good extras, like back up and shred
    • CONS: Ugly interface
  • OkayFreedom VPN

    1.8.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free private browsing and torrent service

    8
    231 votes
    • PROS: Free option , Great service
    • CONS: Extremely limited basic package , One user accounts
  • Free Keylogger

    3.97

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Have complete keyboard control with Free Keylogger

    6
    1376 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to install and set up., Lots of potential uses for key logging., Hide and unhide with a secret hotkey.
    • CONS: Site could be more reassuring
  • Folder Password Lock Pro

    10.9.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

    10
    904 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple setup., Active folder monitoring and alerts., Compatibility with external hard drives.
    • CONS: One password for all folders could potentially present a security risk., A price of (approximately) 32 pounds is a bit high when compared to similar folder protection software packages.
  • Steganos Password Manager

    19.01.01

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Steganos Password Manager

    9
    104 votes
    • PROS: Encrypts passwords, Easy to organize accounts, Can save passwords to portable devices
    • CONS: Auto-fill doesn't work in Firefox
  • Hotspot Shield Elite

    v5.2.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Access blocked websites in your area with a VPN

    7
    1012 votes
    • PROS: Secure your connection, Suft anonymously, Access blocked services in your area, Very easy to install
    • CONS: Can slow down browsing speed
  • Hoxx VPN Proxy

    2.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and reliable VPN software for Chrome users

    8
    86 votes
    • PROS: This package is free to download and install., software updates tend to occur on a regular basis.
    • CONS: There can be times when VPN wireless connections are slow., The Google Chrome extension will first have to be downloaded.
  • LocK-A-FoLdeR

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open-source software to hide and lock folders within a computer

    7
    87 votes
    • PROS: There is no charge to download and utilise this bundle., Very little memory is required for it to function properly.
    • CONS: Developers have discontinued any additional updates., This program will not work with newer versions of the Windows operating system.
  • AppLocker

    1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Prevent access to programs of your choice

    6
    356 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Can add any .EXE file, Blocks applications without being open
    • CONS: Limited to .EXE operations, No drag and drop to add applications, Lacks security
  • Wise Folder Hider

    4.23.158

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Data Protection

    8
    107 votes
    • PROS: Provides double password protection, Hides all USB drives
    • CONS: Support has to be paid for, No external hard drive
  • HomeGuard Activity Monitor

    5.5.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful computer monitoring program

    9
    194 votes
    • PROS: Email notifications, Great control over every monitoring service, Email, chat, and hardware monitoring, Effective keywoard and site blocking, Keylogger
    • CONS: Trial only; no free version
  • Smart PC Locker Pro

    Free 1.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Security program for Windows

    8
    65 votes
    • USB Disk Security

      6.4.0.200

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protect your USB drive from infection

      7
      372 votes
      • PROS: Resident protection, Doesn't clash with other anti-viruses
      • CONS: Trial version has serious limitations
    • Protected Folder

      1.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An effective hiding place for your sensitive data

      7
      1068 votes
      • PROS: Embedded with Windows Explorer, Blocks reading and writing access, Very easy to use, Exclude list
      • CONS: Not many configuration options
    • OpenVPN

      2.09

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Secure connections for Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

      7
      129 votes
      • PROS: Easy to setup, Very secure, Picks up dropped connections automatically
      • CONS: Does not reconnect quickly enough
    • WinMend Folder Hidden

      1.4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make important files and folders invisible on your PC

      7
      82 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Works with any file or folder, Password protected, Data can't be accessed from other OS or apps
      • CONS: No settings or configuration options
    • USB Protection Tool

      1.0.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Secures all your USB with the Write Protection,Autorun Protection, Device Lock Protection and more.

      8
      8 votes
      • PC Locker Pro

        1.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Easily block your PC and protect from unauthorized access

        7
        87 votes
        • USB Drive Disabler

          2.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Free Security program for Windows

          9
          8 votes
          • WinRAP

            1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Hide currently running programs with WinRAP

            6
            27 votes
            • PROS: Simple interface, Portable, Easy to use
            • CONS: No help files available, Weird font
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