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Deskman is a program that helps you restrict access to Windows, protecting workstations from tampering.

Designed to greatly simplify the security configuration of workstations.

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Requires Windows 10, or later and a modern web browser

Advanced Desktop Security

Block access to desktop components: Desktop, Taskbar, the Start menu and more.

Disable Mouse and Keys

Disable Ctrl+Alt+Del, the right mouse button and many other system keys and combinations.

Custom Start Menu

Build a secure Start menu, with only a few applications and commands, for easy access.

Application Filter

Apply software filters, blocking unwanted applications and stopping software installation.

Web Filter

Allow only a list of domains and IP addresses, wildcards allowed, and block everything else.

Folder Filter

Block access to all folders on File Explorer except for the ones you want, without using permissions.

Strong System Policies

Make sure users do not change important settings by blocking access to settings, drives and system tools.

Web Browser Protection

Protect web browser configuration by blocking access to settings and menus on Firefox, Chrome and Edge.

Suspend Restrictions

Pause restrictions temporarily from the dashboard, locally or remotely, or by pressing a hotkey.

Network Sync

Configure your installations automatically, by syncing data between them, using groups to manage different configurations.

Activity Logs

Keep track of everything around Deskman: blocked apps, filtered webs, user activity, configuration changes and usage warnings.

Backups and Presets

Deskman is able to save weekly data backups to a folder, and allows you to manage multiple configurations.

Network Access

Deskman works via web, which means it can be accessed from any device (mobile or desktop) on your local network.

Advanced Dashboard

The dashboard allows you to suspend restrictions, view logged users, restart the system, manage running processes and more.

User Permissions

Assign permissions to allow guest access to Deskman, based on your own requirements.

Two-Factor Authentication

Users are able to activate two-factor authentication on their accounts for increased security.

Works Offline

Deskman works on your network via web, but internet access is optional. Isolated workstations are supported.

Low Resource Consumption

Deskman is fully optimized, with no external requirements, and very low cpu and memory consumption.

Easy to use

Deskman is easy to use and fast to deploy, with a modern UI for desktop and mobile, and detailed documentation.

No Subscription Required

Licenses do not expire and do not require a subscription to work. A maintenance plan is available for support and upgrades.

100% Private

Deskman is On-Premises software, it is not in the cloud, only you have access to your data.

Curated Security

Deskman provides Windows administrators with powerful restrictions, developed and tested by our team and refined after years of customer feedback.

Enterprise & GMP Ready

Deskman includes advanced logs for auditing, no auto-updates, automatic data backups, user permissions and is used on GMP-compliant environments.

Centralized Logs

Deskman Manager is available for advanced users, providing license management and a centralized, fully searcheable, log.


Who are you?

We are software developers, specialized in security solutions, working on Deskman for more than two decades.

Where can I see what's new?

Check the changelog.

What are the key features of the product?

Check the features page.

Can I trust your downloads?

Yes. Our downloads are 100% free of virus, spyware, adware or malware of any kind. Executables are signed and certified. SHA-2 hashes can be checked on our download page.

Why do I need a web browser?

Deskman is not in the cloud. However, it is web-based, which means you need a web browser to use it.

I don't have internet access on my system, is that a problem?

No. Internet access is optional.

Do you have access to my Deskman installation?

No. Deskman is not in the cloud and we do not have access to your data.

What kind of tech support do you offer?

Fast email support. Every response is made by a human from our team. Happy to help.

Do I have to pay for support?

Yes. A maintenance plan is required to obtain tech support.

If I pay for support, how fast will you answer my emails?

In a few hours, or less, usually. Check your spam folder if you haven't heard from us in 24h. Make sure your system allows emails from and

After contacting you, will you send me spam?

No. We will never sell or share your email address, or personal information. No newsletters or surveys either.

What happens when my license expires?

Nothing. Licenses do not expire: support entitlement does.

What does maintenance include?

Tech support, all updates, major and minor, and access to Deskman Manager.

What is Deskman Manager?

Deskman Manager is a complementary tool designed to provide Deskman users with advanced features, like centralized logs and license management.

What do I get if I don't buy maintenance?

One month of support and minor updates.

Will I be able to buy maintenance later on?

Maintenance is only available at a reduced cost when placing your order or when renewing before expiration.

How can I renew maintenance?

Contact us providing your license number and we'll be happy to help you.

I have multiple licenses, do I need maintenance on each one of them?

Yes. Maintenance is not transferable. Each license requires its own maintenance plan. Support will only be provided to installations with a valid maintenance plan.

After purchasing a license, do I need to reinstall the software?

There is no need. You'll be able to register your installed copies by following the instructions in your license email.

I am a reseller, how can I buy licenses for my customers?

Visit the ordering page, enter your customer's name and organization. When you click Buy you'll be able to pay with your details.

Is Deskman ready for GMP environments?

Many of our customers use Deskman on GMP environments. Licenses for old versions can be purchased to accommodate the customer's requirements. Contact us for any questions.

Can I buy old Deskman versions?

Yes, contact us. However, we highly recommend purchasing the current release — or Deskman 9, if you need Windows 7 or Internet Explorer support.