Prevent computer misuse with Access Boss — Limit or restrict user logon during off-hours

Access Boss is a great access management and time control utility that allows you to restrict the time when the specified group of users is allowed to log on and use a local or network computer.

Limiting access hours can be very beneficial to both corporate IT departments, small business and individuals. Many parents found it to be a great idea to limit access to computer for their children to off-school hours only. Corporate network administrators nowadays restrict user logon time to the work hours only to avoid any mishaps when no qualified staff is available to monitor users.

    Features and benefits
    • Easiest way to control computer time;
    • Limits time when a user can/cannot logon your computer;
    • Limits for how long a user can use your computer;
    • Automatically closes user's session when the time is out;
    • User Notifier displays remaining time and warns when time is about out;
    • Records user statistics;
    • Remote computer management;
    • Password protection;
    • Security options to protect Access Boss settings from unauthorized access.
    User Shell Restrictions

    With Access Boss you can set security restrictions for each user. All these user restrictions can be tweaked with Windows Registry Editor. However, Access Boss gives you more convenient user interface.

    Disable Task Manager — Disables Windows Task Manager. Although it is impossible to detect Access Boss Agent with Windows task manager or other process viewer, you may take benefit from this option if you have another software you don't want to be detected and killed.

    Disable Registry Editor — Disables Regedit.

    Disable Display Properties — Prohibits user to change Windows themes, desktop and screen saver settings and tune the display properties.

    Disable Internet Properties — Prohibits user to change Internet Explorer settings.

    Disable Command Line — Disables Windows Command Prompt.

    Disable Control Panel Applets — Prohibits user to open Control Panel or start any CPL files.

    Disable Desktop — Removes all desktop icons.

    Disable Taskbar Properties — Disables taskbar and start menu properties.

    Disable Search item in Start menu — Removes Search from Windows Start menu and disables Win+F key.

    Disable Run item in Start menu — Removes Run from Windows Start menu and disables Win+R key.

    Disable Recent Docs in Start menu — Removes My Recent Documents from Windows Start menu.

    Disable All Programs — Removes All Programs from Windows Start menu. This option works only if XP style menu is enabled. It has no effect if Classic Start menu is in use.

    Disable Start menu modifications — Prohibits user to change start menu items.

    Disable Network Places in Start menu — removes My Network Places from Start menu.

    Disable Computers Near Me — removes Computers Near Me in My Network Places.

    Block Access to drives — Tick the drive letters that will be inaccessible for the user. The drives will be blocked from Windows Explorer and Explorer-based applications. However they may be accessible by some not Explorer-based programs.

    With this security restrictions you can create a limited working environment for your users.


    Version: 3.2

    Released: 01-Oct-2008

    Supported OS: Windows All

    License: Free to try