password protected window folders?

  jesta 22:46 20 Aug 2004
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hi i am wonderin how i can create a password for a folder of mine on windows xp as i am afraid my little sister would accidently delete my coursework. thanks in advance p.s. is it possible to make a password protected folder without a software as i heard it somewhere saying you dont need software if you run windows xp

  jojiie 23:01 20 Aug 2004

You need to password protect your windows desktop and create your little sister her own windows login.

Control panel - User accounts and from there create her an account

  hillybilly 23:01 20 Aug 2004

Just right click the folder and pick sharing and security on the menu, then just tick the box with the caption "Make this folder private"

  jesta 23:05 20 Aug 2004

for some reason when i cannot access the 'make folder private' any ideas why?

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