Picblock is a superb free program only available for Windows, which belongs to the class of freeware security applications with additional sub-category Privacy software. It is easily accessible for users of the operating systems Windows 98 SE and later versions, and is available in English. The program is installed in the computer through the Installer CD Rom and then run through the installation process. Although Picblock is freeware, it does not have some unwanted features such as spyware, which makes it unsuitable for freeware classification.
Picblock is ideal for those who want to use Internet access control along with the regular security programs such as AVG or Norton Antivirus. It does not require a registry entry as it runs directly from the computer's memory, blocking the unwanted programs installed on the computer from running. The anti-spyware feature of the program allows you to perform an online scan for the latest version of virus definition and repair tools such as FixRedirect Virus Registry Cleaner and FixMalwareDoctor. For advanced users, there is a feature called Port Forwarding where you can allow other users of the Windows to use your network to gain access to certain applications that are on your network, without exposing your system to malicious programs that may harm it.
Although this program is simple in terms of usage, you should have enough knowledge of how Windows works and how it maps files and registry keys to the important programs installed on your PC. Since Picblock does not contain any registry keys, there is no need to edit the registry yourself to fix the problem. The program is designed so that all you need to do is delete or move the unwanted file or registry entry to resolve the issue. However, if you are not sure how to remove an important file or key, the best thing to do is to get assistance from experts in the field as Picblock may accidentally cause more damage than the initial infection if you attempt to delete the wrong file.