AskAdmin

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AskAdmin is a quick and practical solution to restrict a Application , ideal for those who have small children or for Computer used in business , In a few seconds and in a simple way you can block any program installed on your computer such as Windows Live Messenger (MSN), Skype or bat,cmd,reg… data…etc , The program have a password to prevent blocked programs are easily unlocked by any user . AskAdmin is a Portable Application

What is New (05.07.2013)
1.[ Fixed ] – x64 shortcut Problem
2.[ Fixed ] – Blocking functions sometimes does not work properly
3.[ Fixed ] – Some minor code errors fixed
4.[ Fixed ] – Languages ​​sorted in alphabetical order

What is new (31.03.2013)
1.[ Fixed ] – Sometimes Drag and drop doesn’t work properly
2.[ Fixed ] – Restart Windows explorer feature causes to UAC doesn’t warn for several applications
3.General improvements

What is New (03.01.2013)
1. New Design
2. AskAdmin Doesn’t Block Skype – Fixed
3. Drag and drop a Program shortcut Doesn’t block the Program itself – Fixed
4. You used AskAdmin first time but asked a password – Fixed
5. AskAdmin resets previous version’s Passwords (Because of the password BUG)
6. Ban list import – Export feature – Added
7. Multiple Application selection feature – Added
(You can Drag and Drop Multiple Application at the same time)
8. Extra protection (Location protection) feature – Added
9. Show don’t show Hidden files feature – Added
10. Block For all or for Current user feature – Added
11. Name Changed to AskAdmin

How to use
You have two choice to create a Block list ;
1. You can just drag and drop a Application ( or Multiple Applications at the same time) to the AskAdmin interface (Easiest way)
2. Use Add File button.

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or

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How to block an application
if a application name is on the list , mean: it is Automotically blocked , but on same cases you should use the “Restart” buton (guarantee) , if you accidentally block any windows System file that can cause system crash ,after that you can use the safe mode to unblock the file

How to unblock an application
You can unblock all Aplications , an Application or some of them
a) Untick an Application’s name
b) Delete the Application’s name (Edit > Delete or Right click > Delete)

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If the Blocking Process seems to not work properly just restart the Windows explorer – click Restart windows explorer button.

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Program uses Hash method therefore its useless to change the restricted application`s exe name , and you can not break the Restriction with gpedit.msc or anything else

You can save (export) the Ban list
If you are a system administrator and created a list that include dozen of Application or you just Blocked many Application and want to save the list use “Save the list” button

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You can Load (import) the Ban list
You can use your saved list any time on any Windows Pc , just use “Load a List” Button

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Note:  If you use AskAdmin’s restart explorer button , Windows explorer Launch with administrative privileges (on Nt6 systems and if UAC is enabled)