Simple run blocker
Sometimes it is necessary to prevent children from using specific programs , of course there are ways to do that but not as simple as drag and drop “Simple Run Blocker” is Portable freeware to simplify the blocking process and it allows you to add EXE files by simply using drag and drop then the executables will be automatically blocked ,it has another useful function too , called “Block all except the list” it is like “Kiosk mode” and blocks almost everything except your listed Applications,

What is New (06.04.2015)
1. [ Fixed ] – Hide Drives Function doesn’t run properly on Windows 8.1
2. [ Fixed ] – “Block all except the List below” feature undo problem (*)
3. [ Fixed ] – Some minor Bugs fixed and Button effect changed

(*): Running “Simple Run blocker” without extracting it and selecting “Block all except the List below”
feature causes undo problem , This is a typical wrong usage of Simple Run blocker , but users keep to doing it to awoid that , we have copied “Simple Run Blocker” into the Program files and created a desktop shortcut ( Only if you select “Block all except the List below” feature) , you can control this feature with editing RunBlock.ini file :
CopyToProgramFiles=1 (Default usage is like above explanation)
CopyToProgramFiles=0 (Disable the Shortcut creation feature)
If you choose second or third features , Simple Run Blocker folder and the Shortcut will automatically
deleted , you can control this with changing the following values
RemoveFromProgramFiles=1 (Default usage is like above explanation)
RemoveFromProgramFiles=0 (Disable auto removing feature)

How to use:
1. Open “Simple Run Blocker” and choose Applications to Block , you can add them via Drag and drop or you can use Add button (Green Plus)

Simple run blocker add App

2. After making a list , use “save settings” button

Simple run blocker apply button

To delete listed Applications you can use “Delete button” or just use delete key on your Keyboard , to select all listed items press “Shift” button select first listed item and use “End” button or Down Arrow button, after that use Delete Button to delete all listed items , Finally don’t forget to use “save settings” button. Or you can use Keyboard shortcuts:

Tab = Switch between buttons
Del = Delete selected items
Ctrl + a = Select all listed items
Ctrl + v = Add clipboard items to the list
F1 = About screen

Simple run blocker select all

You can use Simple Run Blocker’s Kiosk mode function too , just use drop down menu and choose “Block All except the list below”

Simple run blocker choose

This time you should make a exception list (Unblocked Applications) , if you need to restart Windows explorer , you can use Options menu.

How to protect or restrict access to a drive
You can hide / Lock Drives easily , to do that; choose Options > Hide or Lock Drives ,

Simple run blocker hide or lock a drive

after that you can select a drive and action (hide or Lock derives) , Of course you can do it for a particular windows user too (just use this feature under a restricted User)

hide or lock a drive screen

NOTE : To hide drives effectively on Windows 7 or Above ; After using “Apply changes” button you must use “Restart windows explorer” function too.

Compatibility: Windows Xp , Windows Vista , Windows 7 , Windows 8 , Windows 8.1 (both x86 and x64)
Supported Languages: English , Turkish , German , Arabic , Chinese (Simplified) , Russian , Vietnamese , Korean , Japanese , Romanian , French , Greek , Portuguese (Brazil) , Persian , Traditional Chinese , Hungarian , Swedish , Italian , Spanish , Polish , Uyghur

Eula License for our Freware Simple Run Blocker is clean

CRC32: e9d7356f
SHA1: 903cb0bbee72437bc6556ada0a023568cf36ec82
MD5: 2f48528c77ba9d45f84e12b1ade4e4a6

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