Hide & Password Protect System Tray with WinLock

Are you worried about the security and privacy of data on your computer? If you have more than one user for your computer or your system is shared by many users then the first thing that comes to your mind is the security and privacy of the data stored on your system. No need to worry more about it. You can now secure your data by using a freeware tool named Winlock. Follow the tutorial to know how you can secure the data using Winlock.

Even though you trust the other user, but there are some things that you don’t want anyone else having the access for it. You can also encrypt everything, but what if you are at the middle your work and the other user needs to use the computer. To provide better security to your data a freeware program named Winlock can be used.

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WinLock is a freeware program that makes the above stated situation much simpler by allowing you to lock, password protect, and hide any window in your current Windows session. To unlock the window look for its icon in the system tray and double click it. This will prompt you to enter the password. Enter your password and there you get back all your data stored that was hidden previously. Though it is not a permanent solution, but this will help you hide few things in temporary basis.

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The focused window vanishes upon using the predefined keystrokes. The focused window closes and starts residing in the system tray. Each window including that of WinLock can be unlocked by double clicking its notification icon.
WinLock is freeware utility software and is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, and even the new Windows 8, in both 32- and 64-bit editions.

Upon using Winlock you can easily secure the data and prevent your private data from being shared or seen by other users.


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