Printer Lock Station does much more than what its name says. Users have, indeed, the possibility to lock a printer out of usage, but they can also configure the application to monitor and block certain tasks that might be achieved on a computer. This tool is especially useful in a workplace environment but it can also be used at home, when children access the home PC.
Printer Lock Station can be configured with ease and its central element is the master password. The administrator must set it up and afterwards, he can start tuning the tool. With the aid of the utility, certain websites can be blocked based on their content or using different keywords that appear in their address or description. The same applies to different programs installed on the target computer.
Printer Lock Station can also block file downloads from the Internet, whether they are torrents or direct browser downloads. In order to be effectively used at home, the application can be configured so that it can lock a computer out of use during certain time intervals throughout the day. In terms of workplace effectiveness, it can provide reports about the productivity of a certain user by measuring a few factors.