Do you know that you can lock and unlock
your personal laptop with a Universal Serial Board? The need for
this arises when you do not want colleagues to access your
documents, pictures, music and videos.
To use a USB as a lock,
the user will download predator which is an application developed
to specifically lock and unlock a system. You can also use an
inbuilt Windows system called Syskey. See tips on how you can lock and unlock your computer
with a USB.
Steps to Lock or Unlock Using predator
Download and Install Predator.
Insert the flash drive when predator
As soon as you insert the USB, a dialogue
box will pop-up requesting a password
Use the flash drive to create a
password and click on ok.
You can safely remove your USB
Unlock your system using the same password
you used to lock it.
Steps to Lock or Unlock with sysKey
Connect your Pendrive or USB to your
Search for run and type in
An encryption dialogue box will appear,
enable it then click on update.
You can either use password startup and
system generated password.
Select the system generated password and
Click store startup key on floppy disc, enter