Password protecting a folder

  dede 23:45 25 Jan 2004

I want to password protect a folder so I can store letters without having to password protect each document. I am running W98. Can anyone tell me how?

  hugh-265156 00:04 26 Jan 2004

not that familiar with win98 sorry but i think a third party app is may be required to do this with 98.

try something like click here

there is also a policy editor(which i know nothing about) in the following folder on your windows 98 disc which may do the job.


taken from click here

  Eastender 00:31 26 Jan 2004

FolderGuard might be worth looking at. click here

  Eastender 00:48 26 Jan 2004

Lock Folder 5.0

Haven't tried this one myself but it's a freebee.

click here

  Eastender 01:10 26 Jan 2004

I've just given Lock Folder 5.0 a try and so far so good. Very simple to use, after installation it asks for a password and after that just right click on the folder you want password protect and choose 'Lock Folder' from the menu.

  dede 23:52 27 Jan 2004

Thanks Eastender tried Lock Folder 5.0. Ideal

  Eastender 00:01 28 Jan 2004

One thing I've found with Lock Folder 5.0 is that a locked folder or a folder containing the locked folder cannot be moved, copied, deleted etc. The folder has to be unlocked before it can be processed.

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