How to Block Programs or Application on Windows OS
There are several ways to block programs from being run on the windows system. We can use registry or using software blocker to block a software in windows OS. Unhappily most of the software blocker not free, we must buy a few dollars to use full version of the software. The free solution for software blocker you can use AppAdmin.
AppAdmin is free software to restrict an application from being run in windows OS. This software can be used on windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. AppAdmin no require installation because this is portable software.
What is the benefit using blocking program to block application from being run on the windows OS? If you have a small children and often use your computer or the computer used in business, and don’t want the user install the program or use a few program installed in the computer you may need software blocker.
How to Block Programs from being run using AppAdmin
- Download AppAdmin, you can download the software from this link: AppAdmin – Free software blocker. Extract the downloaded file and run the AppAdmin software.
- Click the block button (with plus icon) to add the application to be blocked or you can drag and drop an application to AppAdmin.
- Click “Restarts Explorer” button. Once clicked the button the program in the AppAdmin list will be blocked. If there are use to run the program, the windows system will show this message.
Any user cannot break the restriction although uses gpedit.msc or anything else. The program also have a password to prevent blocked programs are easily unlocked by any user.