It allows to access Windows in a secure way by USB drive, biometric USB drive, Bluetooth mobile or eTokens, replacing the Windows login. For Windows Vista program install two-factor authentication Credential Provider. Support remote desktop login.
License: Free To Try $32.00
Operating System: Windows
- Replaces weak password based login with a hardware USB key (USB flash drive or memory card);
Uses big password, without the need for remembering it; * Login with a USB Key is fully automatic and fast! * The system is password protected but you don't need to enter it manually each time you log in or unlock Windows; * Secure 2-factor login: Your USB Key + PIN code password; * Use a single USB Key to sing-in into your Home, laptop and office computer; * Access restriction to computer based on USB Key / time factor. * Windows is protected even in Safe Mode; * Assigning a password to your user account allows to set a better protection for hibernated computer.
No risk because of:
- Emergency Logon that helps to access your system in case you lost USB drive or forgot PIN code;
- PIN code to protect USB Key against unauthorized usage for login (with limited attempts to enter);
- Safe Mode guard - no chance for Bad Guy to bypass USB Key security by loading Windows in Safe Mode;
- Rohos uses NIST approved data-security principles: password is not stored on the USB Key in open form, USB Key copy protection does not allow to create unauthorized Key duplicates; All data on the Key are encrypted with AES-256 bit key length.
Version 3.0: Windows 7/8 support, Added Google Authenticator OTP, Terminal Server authentication improvements, and more...
Version 2.4: Windows Vista Credential Provider: http://www.rohos.com/welcome-screen/rohos_credential_provider.htm Provides 2-factor hardware authentication for Vista x86/x64
Version 2.0: Added Safe Mode support. Blocking USB flash drives for users. Keyless mode. Higher USB Key security.
Version 1.8: + Network version allows to manage several USB stick for all of the network users; + Autofill user password right into WindowsXP welcome screen. (now Rohos Welcome support Fast User Switching in WindowsXP! ); + Added support of Novell Client 4.8 (and higher); + Now Rohos Welcome can autofill user name and password into standard login dialog box (Win2k/XP/2003). Rohos do not replace gina.dll that allows to keep existing authentication and security procedures;
Version 1.6: + User accounts from Windows Domain can be displayed on the welcome screen. + Added additional text message field that can be displayed on the welcome screen (Legal notice text). + New USB stick removal option: Activate screensaver. With this feature when removing the USB flash drive that along with locking the desktop also change the status of your MSN Messenger, Yahoo IM, AOL IM to AWAY or BUSY at the same time! + Restrict user work hours option in Setup Users dialog box.
Version 1.5: + Added support of full user name. This name is not system user name. Now you can set this name to display in the welcome screen. To change it go to Control Panel and click Users icon. + Added support of PIN code to protect USB flash drive usage. If an invalid PIN is entered more than 3 times, the USB key is blocked and nobody can use it to logon. This reduce risk of unauthorized usage of USB flash drive to log into your User Account and accessing your data. + Two-factor authentication feature - secure Login via USB stick and PIN code. Updates in Rohos Center: + Configure USB flash drive : added link to change PIN code
Version 1.3: - Welcome-screen caption text can be changed - Added support of flash cards and other removable media (User can point the device to use for Windows login while configuring USB key) - Added support of typical windows login dialog box - fixed some bugs.
Version 1.2: - Added support of background picture for login screen - new Rohos instant notifications dialog boxes allows you to easily get into the way of using USB pen drive as an access Key to your PC - You can configure Rohos to allow to log into your user account only by inserting USB pen driven - You can define a password hint to prevent forgotten password or failure of your USB pen drive login process or USB drive loss - More USB pen drive removal options: Lock Desktop, shutdown or hibernate the computer, or end your session (logging off).
Version 1.1: Network security review: shared folders, opened files, active connections over a network