Lock PC during Boot. ???

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by pinso, Feb 3, 2013.

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  1. pinso

    pinso Registered Member

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    Hello,
    can anyone suggest me some PC locking software. I heard about a program able to lock a pc during a bootup, and it would require a pendrive to start the pc. It is not a freeware, i had read about here in Wildersecurity few years back, then i didn't find it important. Their are tonns of those that can lock from withing the pc, when left idle, not that.
    I want that particular one where a user is required to insert a pendrive and provide a password i guess. Can someone help me out.
    Googling is just a waste of time.
     
  2. Victek

    Victek Registered Member

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    A simple way to do this would be to encrypt the boot drive with TrueCrypt and set a password on the encrypted volume. Then you wouldn't have to worry about losing a flash drive (just forgetting the password :) ) I've heard of specific applications requiring USB drives/keys to work, but not at the BIOS level.
     
  3. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    What do you mean by lock pc during boot please?
    Mrk
     
  4. pinso

    pinso Registered Member

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    i mean, the default mbr of the windows would be rewritten, that would make this locking software to run first and a user should provide a password, after inserting a usb, then the pc would read the default boot record : i had heard of it here in wildersecurity years back.
     
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