How to Lock Specific Apps in Windows 10 - Windows Basics


Tuesday, August 23, 2022

How to Lock Specific Apps in Windows 10

Sometimes you face a situation where you don't want someone to use any particular app or game in your PC, but can't find a suitable solution.

With Windows 10, you can easily lock any app you want. Let's find out more through the following article!

How to lock specific apps in Windows 10

The method is pretty easy and you will have to use a simple third-party tool to lock any particular application in windows with a secure password. Follow the steps below to continue.

1. First, on your Windows 10 PC, download and install the My Lockbox app, which will lock your apps.

2. After installing this application, launch the application in the operating system. The tool will then ask you to set up a password to lock the apps you want. And you also need to enter the hint and email address to recover the password.

3. Now click on the Browse option and there you need to select the folder where there is the installed application that you want to lock. Windows applications are installed in the location C:\Program Files (x86), there select the folder containing the application you want to lock.

4. Now, the app will be locked. Whenever someone tries to access the app, he or she gets an error message.

5. And now, if you want to access that app then just navigate to My Lockbox panel and then click on Unlock button, then enter password to unlock.

That's it, you've completed the steps you need to do! Now, you can access that application.

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