Lockdown Windows 8 and Windows 7 tablets and desktops with Single Application Mode


SureLock locks down your Windows 7 and Windows 8 tablets and desktop computers to allow only certain applications and programs to run.  SureLock is easy to install, configure, use and provides you a steady control on your device or system. With its arrays of features, your device or system lockdown can be customized and set at different lockdown level according to your requirements. For example, use SureLock with default features for a normal lockdown or use features like Single Application Mode for advanced lockdown.

Single Application Mode makes sure that your lockdown device or system runs with just one allowed application in the foreground all the time.

To enable Single Application Mode, follow below mentioned steps:

1. Access SureLock Settings Main Menu

2. On Main Menu screen, tap on SureLock Settings

3. On SureLock Settings screen, tap on Single Application Mode option

 

4. On the next screen, tap to enable Single Application Mode option

 

Note: Single Application Mode will work only if one application is allowed. If there are multiple allowed applications, do make sure that the other applications are hidden using Hide Icon on Home Screen option.

Once you are done with the above steps and return to SureLock Home Screen, you will see only one application running in the foreground.

To exit SureLock's Single Application Mode, press Windows/Home Button ten times to launch the password prompt, login and disable the option by unchecking it.

 

To read more about SureLock for Windows 7 and 8, click here

To purchase SureLock for Windows 7 and 8, click here

For any other queries, send an email to mailto:info@suregear.eu

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How to block Control + Alt + Delete in Windows 7 and 8?

Control + Alt + Delete is a powerful key combination to terminate a running program/task or restart a computer/Windows device. Blocking this key combination becomes crucial when your Windows 7 or Windows 8 device is being used as a kiosk.

SureLock blocks this key combination with its Keyboard Filtering feature.

 

To block Control + Alt +Delete, follow below mentioned steps:

1. On SureLock Home Screen, tap anywhere 5 times within 3 seconds to launch SureLock Password Console

2. On password prompt, enter default password 0000 (four zeros) and tap/click on OK

3. On successful login, you will be on the SureLock Settings Main Menu

4. On Main Menu, tap/click on Keyboard Settings

5. On Keyboard Settings screen, tap/click on Keyboard Filtering which will enable Configure Keyboard Filtering

6. Tap/click on Configure Keyboard Filtering to add/edit keyboard combinations that needs to be blocked

7. On Keyboard Filtering Configuration screen, tap/click on the Add Key button to add a keyboard combination that needs to be blocked

8. Select Delete from the Key drop down box, check Ctrl and Alt check boxes and tap/click on Add

9.  After you see a screen like below, click on Done


10. Make sure that the Keyboard Filtering check box is checked and then go back to the SureLock Home Screen

11. Now, the keyboard combination of Control + Alt + Delete is successfully blocked


Follow the same steps to block multiple key combinations and use SureLock's Cloud Import/Export Settings to configure it on multiple devices.

To know more about SureLock for Windows 7 and 8, click here

To purchase SureLock for Windows 7 and 8, click here

For any other queries, send an email to mailto:info@suregear.eu 

Configuring Lockdown Settings Remotely for Windows using Cloud

Businesses with mobile workforce require secure and uncompromisable devices to ensure responsible usage, improve productivity and reduce maintenance cost.

One way to achieve the above mentioned objectives is by allowing access to only required applications and preventing the users from making any intended or unintended changes on the device.

With SureLock, you can allow only desired applications to run on the device and only admin can access the password protected settings to either modify lockdown configurations or exit the lockdown.

You can easily install and configure SureLock however in situations when you have multiple devices in different locations for configurations, manually configuring SureLock for each of the devices could be difficult.  In such situations you can make use of Export/Import SureLock Settings using Cloud option. Once lockdown settings has been finalized, you can export settings to the cloud and then import it on other devices from the cloud.

Follow the steps mentioned to Export/Import SureLock Settings using Cloud option:

Export SureLock Settings to Cloud

1. Tap anywhere on SureLock Screen 5 times and use your password to enter SureLock Settings

2. On SureLock Settings Main Menu, tap on Import/Export Settings

3. On Import/Export Settings screen, tap on Export to Cloud

4. On Export Settings to Cloud screen, tap on any one of the following options:

  • Create New Cloud ID
  • Use Existing Cloud ID

5. On successful export of the SureLock Settings to cloud, you will see a prompt with a Cloud ID

6. Copy the ID to the clipboard and share it to import SureLock Settings

 

Import SureLock Settings from Cloud

1. Tap anywhere on SureLock Screen 5 times and use your password to enter SureLock Settings

2. On SureLock Settings Main Menu, tap on Import/Export Settings

3. On Import/Export Settings screen, tap on Import From Cloud

4. On Import Settings from Cloud screen, enter the Cloud ID or select it from the Cloud ID History

5. Tap on Import to complete

6. On successful import of SureLock Settings  from cloud, a prompt will inform you that it has been successfully imported

 

You can also configure periodic check and automatic import of SureLock Settings using cloud.

 

To learn more about SureLock for Windows, click here.

To purchase SureLock for Windows 7 and 8, click here

For any other queries, send an email to info@suregear.eu