Best Disk Lock

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A straightforward and easy to manage software solution which enables you to hide entire partitions, folders or external storage devices

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Best Disk Lock is an application that was designed to offer its users a simple way to prevent files and folders from being viewed or accessed. It’s a tool that you can use to perform a complete lockdown for partitions, files and external storage devices.

User-friendly interface fit for everyone

Your first interaction with Best Disk Lock won’t leave you scratching your head trying to figure out how to use it. The application displays a comprehensive interface which makes it easy to handle.

All of its functions and tools are either displayed in plain sight or neatly organized in different sections of the GUI. To lock a partition or a disc drive all you have to do is select it from a list choose the level of protection and give the all clear.

Interestingly enough, Best Disk Lock is designed for both novice and expert PC users. An example of this is the fact that it provides three protection types (elementary, intermediate and advanced), each one hiding the targeted drive, but the first two leave a backdoor open which can be used to access the source via Command Line or DOS.

Disable file transfer from external storage

One of the most common entry points for viruses and malicious components is through an USB port. Copying files to a flash drive is also the fastest and easiest way someone can take information from your computer without you noticing.

To avoid any of the previously mentioned scenarios, Best Disk Lock enables you to completely disable the use of USB devices on your computer, while also making it possible to render a flash drive as a read-only device.

Lock individual files and folders

Best Disk Lock also enables you to secure files and folders without locking an entire drive on your computer. To do so, all you need is to choose the source and click one button. You do however have to be careful with one particular option which allows you to hide the folder or file upon lock.

If toggled, the file or folder you choose will end up being locked and hidden from sight which means that in order to unlock it, you will have to specify the exact system path for it. Otherwise, the application won’t be able to find it.

Easy to use and reliable

With the above to consider and a few more things to discover, it’s safe to say that if you’re looking for a reliable security tool that can help you protect files, folders or entire partitions, then you can certainly try Best Disk Lock.

Best Disk Lock was reviewed by Alexandru Chirila
Last updated on June 26th, 2015
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