Applying a password to a folder.

  Meshuga 16:48 17 Jan 2007

I have some bank details in a folder and want to protect the folder with a password. How do I do that please.

  mattyc_92 16:50 17 Jan 2007

IF you google this, there are some third part tools (not free though) that will do the trick for you.
I personally use Windows XP's (presuming you are using XP) built-in Permissions feature.
To use this, you will need to password protect your account and, if in XP Home edition, boot into 'Safe Mode'
From there you simply right-click a folder or file and click the 'Permissions' tab. Change it to suit your needs

If you have XP Pro, you can do this in 'Normal Mode'

  Meshuga 16:54 17 Jan 2007

Thank you mattyc.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:29 17 Jan 2007

Encryptors / Security:-
AxCrypt click here
Easycrypto deluxe click here
Powercrypt 2000 click here
Hide Folders click here
Folderlock click here
CD/DVD Lock click here
Hide Files & Folders click here

  rawprawn 17:36 17 Jan 2007

I can recomend Hide Folders click here & AxCrypt click here
I have used Hide folders for the same reason that you want for about 5 years. Excellent, but not free.
I do not recomend FolderLock

  Meshuga 19:02 17 Jan 2007

Thank you Fruit Bat and rawprawn, will check all those out.

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