Matrix Screen Locker

Matrix Screen Locker

Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 19 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.44
  • Total Downloads:
    43,307
  • Date Added:
    June 10, 2005
  • File Size:
    659.33KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    68
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/2000/XP

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5 stars

"best screen locker !"

November 28, 2011  |  By marysneatdesk

 |  Version: Matrix Screen Locker 1.44

Pros

easy to use, fast, effective. one-click to turn on lock. interesting matrix screen. effective with asking for password when you come back.

Cons

none none none

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3 stars

"lololololol"

December 28, 2008  |  By superant10000

 |  Version: Matrix Screen Locker 1.44

Pros

well it's not that difficult to decode it & just add a func that disables win key... so stop complaining xD

Cons

& yeah I prefer linux as an os rather than Doze, but it's not a bad locker for the slightly inferior operating system ^.^

Summary

overall i'd like to just add...

Hackers Oh **** Creators FTW!
We know who we iz :P

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5 stars

"AWSOME"

July 06, 2008  |  By kohlthedownloader

 |  Version: Matrix Screen Locker 1.44

Pros

it easy, jest install open up and you got a (X) in the task bar right click and set passward its that simplle

Cons

nothin

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2 stars

"Does not lock taskbar on startup - is just a screen saver."

January 28, 2008  |  By ScoutnBout

 |  Version: Matrix Screen Locker 1.44

Pros

I love the matrix scheme and simplicity of use.

Cons

---I had the matrix 1.0 and a couple other versions. Somewhere along the way, it has lost two settings that were useful: The ability to set how many characters ran in the screen saver (lessening the power consumption and strain on the graphics card/CPU(s) and the ability to lock the taskbar, which leaves the PC open as if it wasn't locked. Running a dual core/dual Opteron workstation, without the ability to lessen the load, makes no difference, but a locker should lock* and the newer versions, to my disappointment, do not.

---My 15 year old daughter cracked this by clicking on the icon for the browser three times, thus burying the screen saver in the background.

---It was* a great utility and if Windows was stable, I would still have version 1.2 (IIRC, was the best version).

---My review on the version 1.4 and 2.0 is that it is just a screen saver... without the option to add it to Windows' screen savers list and incorporate it into the system. So, it is a stand-alone screen saver with password option, not a locker*.

Summary

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Updated on Jan 16, 2010

Came back to check and no new release or changes to 1.44. Total disappointment after having used previous versions and was hoping an attempt to rectify this substandard version would have been made. Guess I will just try and find the older version buried on some server somewhere. Don't know why this is still here. CNET needs someone to test these programs if they're going to allow them to remain here w/fictitious descriptions & reviews.

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2 stars

"Alright for the casual user"

November 30, 2007  |  By k0shyX

 |  Version: Matrix Screen Locker 1.44

Pros

Requires password to open it, blocks Ctrl-Alt-Del but...

Cons

Alt-Tab is not disabled, allowing anyone to switch to any program. Even though the program they switch to is hidden, they can modify anything going on in that program. Also, they can press Ctrl-Alt-Del when they switch to another program and the task manager will pop up! Not very good!

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5 stars

"Great!!!"

August 31, 2007  |  By Anza Power

 |  Version: Matrix Screen Locker 1.44

Pros

Finally I can leave my PC and go to the bathroom with out worrying about anyone taking it and brealing off what I was doing.

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5 stars

"Best Free Locker"

July 24, 2007  |  By Original_SniperX

 |  Version: Matrix Screen Locker 1.44

Pros

This does what it's supposed to. It's easy to use and free. Hard to break the code. I tried believe me.

Cons

Pressing the restart butten makes it go away on starup. But thats easy to fix just disconnect the restart butten.

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1 stars

"Only hides the screen on one monitor"

June 06, 2007  |  By gjaros

 |  Version: Matrix Screen Locker 1.44

Pros

none

Cons

After reading the great reviews I thought I had found a program that would let me lock my computer during house showings. Unfortunately this doesn't work at all. It only hides one desktop, so my second monitor was completely exposed. Also, everything is still accessible, just hidden behind the matrix screen. I use side and top toolbars on my screen and they weren't hidden, allowing someone access to my bookmarks and programs (although they stay hidden and minimized). And Ctrl-Alt-Delete opened up the task manager in my second monitor, allowing me to force quit the Matrix app. So this program didn't offer any real protection at all. I'll keep searching.

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4 stars

"This is lovely, and also works"

May 30, 2007  |  By Captain Reynolds

 |  Version: Matrix Screen Locker 1.44

Pros

Works fine, [ctrl]+[alt]+[del] does nothing.

Cons

If nothing else, the characters can be annoying.

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4 stars

"Its a good short term safety"

January 01, 2007  |  By zmikeo

 |  Version: Matrix Screen Locker 1.44

Pros

I found it handy as it stops my kids jumping on the computer while I pop off to do something.

Cons

none found yet

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher BaroufaSoft
Publisher web site http://baroufasoft.com/
Release Date June 10, 2005
Date Added June 10, 2005
Version 1.44
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Launchers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 659.33KB
File Name matrix_screen_lock_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 43,307
Downloads Last Week 68
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
 
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