Skip to main content

Lock Your PC with Pattern (How to)

Securing your computer with pattern is an innovative way to prevent other people accessing your computer while you are away from it. Pattern lock is also useful if you are worried that the password you lock your PC may stolen or forgotten. Here is how to lock your computer screen using pattern lock.

You might have already familiar with the Pattern lock, which is available on all smartphones. Once you set a pattern, simply draw the correct design by connecting the dots on the board in the manner you have specified to unlock your device.

Eusing Maze Lock brings pattern lock system for your computer (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and 8). It is free and simple to use. Once you set, the program will be activated when your PC goes to idle for a set of time.

How use Eusing Maze Lock 

Download (880KB) the program from developer’s website and install it. Then, run the program and draw a desired pattern. Click OK to save it. The program will be activated when you PC have been idle.

 To unlock it, simply draw the pattern again.

By default, the setting uses a 3x3 grid, but you can increase the security by choosing a 4x4 or 5x5 layouts. Also, you can set idle time (for locking your PC) from its “General” tab. Also, you can add a background image and a text message to lock the screen.


Popular posts from this blog

Surf the Web Anonymously With Firefox Add-on Phproxy

There are several web based proxy servers available to surf the internet anonymously or as from another country. The Firefox add-on (Firefox 3 – 4) Phzilla helps you view a webpage or surf the internet using the PHProxy (a type of web based proxy server) proxy servers. It is very easy and convenient to use.

Restore Lost Capacity Of Your USB Flash Drive (How to)

Some malware can hide full capacity of your USB flash drive. For example, a 4GB pen drive sometimes shows only 500kb or less. An interesting part of this situation is that, even after removing the malware or formatting the USB flash drive, you will not get back its original capacity. Therefore, the question here is how to restore a USB flash drive to its full capacity.

Disable automatic Meta refresh/redirect of websites in browser for security reasons[how to]

Generally speaking, Meta refresh is a method used by some websites to instruct a web browser to automatically refresh/redirect the current web page after a given time interval. You can see this type of refresh/redirect especially in media sites. This is some times annoying or can be used for malicious purposes by redirecting you to a malicious site. If you don’t like this feature, you can disable this in your browser. Here is how to disable this in Internet Explore/Chrome, Firefox and Opera. Internet Explorer: Go to Tools - Internet options - Security tab - Custom Level button - Miscellaneous category - set "Allow Meta refresh" to Disable. Firefox: Go to Tools - Options - Advanced - General - Accessibility and tick the option next to ‘Warn me when web sites try to redirect or reload the page’. Alternatively you can use extension RefreshBlocker . Opera: Go to Preferences - Advanced - Network and uncheck "Enable automatic redirection".