Adding Passwords

  misters 21:03 15 Apr 2004

Hi just wondering if there is anyway of adding a password to my briefcase on the desktop so that no one else can access it if not can i do it on a normal folder. Running win/98 se?

  spikeychris 21:16 15 Apr 2004

You can do with XP but I don't think you can with 9X. How about shoving the briefcase in a Zip (compressed folder) and password protecting that?

  misters 21:23 15 Apr 2004

Cheers i will give it a try but i was hoping for an easy way out of interest how do you do it with xp?

  spikeychris 21:29 15 Apr 2004

Under NTFS just use permissions.

  GaT7 21:40 15 Apr 2004

You could try these freeware programs: Cryptainer LE -click here or ABI-CODER - click here to password protect sensitive files/folders.

  misters 21:41 15 Apr 2004

sorry i'm ignorant but my sis has xp puter so when you say NTFS i dont really know what that means where would i find this also is it simple to do.

  VoG II 21:45 15 Apr 2004

Open My Computer, right click on C drive, Properties. It will tell you if NTFS or FAT32.

  spikeychris 21:46 15 Apr 2004

Misters NTFS is the platform that Windows sits on. Its either that or FAT32. Permissions are used in NTFS.

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