The computer is one of the main pillars of the modern life. We rely on it in every aspect of our life; whether to do personal or work communication, find information and even fill our leisure time. But all of that doesn’t come without any risk, all of us know that using the computer without proper precautions makes you vulnerable to malicious attacks from your kids! We’ve all been there, you’ve finished your work and saved your data on the computer, then your kid comes along and starts to play with the computer. The next thing you know, some data has been wiped. So we all know the value of proper precautions especially if the computer is being used by a kid.
This article will be a step by step tutorial that’ll show you how to use ToolWiz Time Freeze to protect your computer from those type of attacks! ToolWiz Time Freeze is a free software that simply freezes the state of your computer and makes you work in a virtual environment. Any changes that happen on the computer while ToolWiz Time Freeze is running is just temporary as they happen in the virtual environment created by the software.
This tool won’t only protect you from you kids, but it’ll protect you from malicious attacks over the internet (viruses, worms, Trojan horses, etc.). Before starting the tutorial you should always remember that while this software is running, everything you do is temporary so don’t do any important work and forget to put it in the folder excluded from the virtual environment (you’ll be shown how to do so in the tutorial).
Step 1: Download ToolWiz Time Freeze website here.
Step 2: While you’re installing the software, you’ll be prompt by a window; check the box beside “enable time freeze on your system partition every time”.
Step 3: After finishing the installation, the computer will restart.
Step 4: After the reboot, the software will start automatically and you’ll be prompt by a window, if you wish to stop the software for now, click on the stop tab at the right of the window.
Step 5: Now, what if you want to do some work and you want to save the file permanently; to do that just choose the folder where you want every change to be permanent and add it to the exclusion list. To do so, just click on the “add folder” tab in the main window and it’ll be added automatically to the exclusion list.
Now, your computer is secure against the malicious attacks from hackers, kids and even you.