Block Windows Applications With BrowseControl

BrowseControl can block Windows applications from being launched including Zoom, Slack, and Dropbox. Stop employees and students from launching computer games, unauthorized programs, and unsafe software.

Combine BrowseControl’s application control features with BrowseReporter’s application usage monitoring to gain full control over software usage in your network.

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Application Blocker

  • Stop specific users, devices, and workgroups from launching computer programs
  • Display a custom warning message when blocked applications are launched
  • Schedule application permissions to lift restrictions for a specified period of time

Improve Productivity & Software License Management


  • Detect & Block Apps: Combine BrowseReporter’s application usage tracking with CurrentWare’s content control software BrowseControl to stop employees from using unproductive or unsafe software programs.
  • Fight Time Theft: Fight time theft in the workplace by ensuring your employees are engaged and productive in the workplace rather than playing computer games.
  • License Availability: Use the application blocker scheduler to set specific days and times where software will be available or blocked. Ensure that floating licenses of critical software programs are always available for those that need it.
Application Tracking - Save Money on Unused Software
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Discover & Block Shadow IT Before the Breach


  • Data Loss Prevention: Prevent data breaches caused by unauthorized cloud storage use and unmanaged vulnerabilities in shadow IT programs.
  • Anti-Piracy: Block P2P file sharing programs to avoid costly litigation and data security vulnerabilities caused by employees using unlicensed software.
  • Suspicious Software: Improve your IT governance capabilities by monitoring your endpoints for unknown programs with BrowseReporter & block employees from using them with BrowseControl.

Block Software & Web Apps

Don’t just block Windows apps from launching, block the web apps too. Simply add the websites you’d like to block to the URL filter.

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BrowseControl Web Filtering Features

Internet Off
Internet ON/OFF

One click to completely block
users from browsing the web

URL Filter
URL Filter

Allowed list or Blocked list for
specific URLs

Category Filtering
Category Filtering

Block websites based on specific web content categories

Internet Scheduler
Internet Scheduler

Schedule internet use policies for specific times of the day

Bandwidth Tracker
Safe Search

Enforce safe search to prevent
explicit search results

Internet Quota
Internet Quota

Set a time-based quota for
internet browsing

Download Filter
Download Filter

Block files from being downloaded from the internet

Port Filter
Port Filter

Close unused and high-risk
TCP/UDP ports

Customized Message
Customize Message

Display a customized warning
message on blocked websites

Application Blocker
Application Blocker

Block specific Windows
applications from launching

Internet Timer

Allocate specific time for your
users to access the Internet

Stealth Mode

Restrict internet use without
altering users

Centralized Console

Central Web Console

Access the administrative console from a web browser on any computer in your network

Remote Client Install

Remote Client Install

Easily deploy the CurrentWare Client remotely to all of your networked computers

Offsite Management

Offsite Management

Extend onsite Internet usage policies to laptops running outside the corporate network

Email Report

SQL Server Supported

Our database is scaled for
enterprise and large business

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Fully functional. Easy to use. Install in minutes.