Near Lock Alternatives for Windows

    Near Lock is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is USB Raptor, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Near Lock and five of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Near Lock are VSUsbLogon (Free), Predator (Paid), Rohos Logon Key (Paid) and KeyLock (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 20, 2021

    1. Lock and unlock your computer using USB flash drives as keys. USB Raptor can lock the system once a specific USB drive is removed from the computer and unlock when the drive is plugged in again to any USB port.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      VSUsbLogon allows to login Windows in a secure way via USB device, replacing the password based Windows login. You don’t need to remember and type your Windows password (but your system is still password protected).
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      • Windows
      PREDATOR locks your PC when you are away, even if your Windows session is still opened. It uses a regular USB flash drive as an access control device, and works as follows: You insert the USB drive; you run PREDATOR (autostart with Windows is possible)
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    2. PC: Two-factor authentication solution that converts any USB drive or Bluetooth smart device into a security token for your computer and allows to access Windows in a secure way by this token, replacing the Windows login.

      PC: http://www.rohos.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Secure: It is not possible to use your computer after you have locked it with KeyLock. Our software uses the Windows lock screen to lock your PC, making it impossible to reach the desktop. After unlocking, you can immediately use your computer again.
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