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How we can create a password for folders?

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Try folder lock

Here is the link: http://www.newsoftwares.net/folderlock/

This one is just free version if you want a full version try to look in this link: www.torrentportal.com

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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I creted a folder and put private things in the folder and i want to try and crete a password to the folder so that im the only 1 that can get in the folder


Hey, I'm going to assume you are running Windows, so let me provide an easier solution rather than creating a password for a folder.

Instead, you can create a ZIP file which contains all the "private things" you want to store, then put a password on the zip file.

- Download WinZIP: http://www.winzip.com/downwz.htm
- Install it by double-clicking on the file you downloaded
- Next, select all the private things you want to protect, right click on them and select "Add to Winzip".
- On the dialogue that will appear, you can add a password to your zip file, and then hit create.

That's it!

The file you created is called a "zip" file, and it contains all the private files you want to store. You can drag any new file you want to add on your zip file, and it will be added inside it (after you type your password). You can also take your zip file with you wherever you want!

It's a much easier solution that creating a password for a folder.



Alternatives:
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7zip can also do this, and it's completely free, but a bit harder to use: http://www.7-zip.org/download.html

May 12, 2011 | Operating Systems

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Password in files


Well if you can save the file but are unsure how to store and keep the file on your pc and have it be safe I would recommend something called Folder Lock. I will provide you a link.

Link: http://www.newsoftwares.net/folderlock/

Summary:
  • On-the-fly 256-bit AES encryption (military standard) for data security.
  • Just as Lockers in physical world, different users can create their own Lockers. A single user can create multiple Lockers with different passwords as well. With Folder Lock, you can choose either to encrypt using 256-bit AES on-the-fly encryption or lock files, folders and drives anywhere on your computer. Each Locker can contain your encrypted files as well as your personal list of locked items.

Dec 17, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Password on shared documents on a workgroup


Password Protect Folders in XP
To password protect a folder built into Windows XP (for other Windows flavors, there are some freeware/shareware programs out there).
If you have a log in password for your account, this can be used to protect folders from other users. If not, you need to creat one. Your hard drive must be formatted using NTFS (which it probably is unless you're dual booting with another operating system). Here's what to do...
Right-click the folder that you want to make private and choose "Properties" (or Alt+Double-click). Go to the "Sharing" tab and check the "Make this folder private" box.
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Click Apply . If you do not have a password on your account, a box will pop up asking if you want to assign a password. This must be done if you want to make the folder private, so click Yes . You will need to use your password to log on to your computer from then on.
Type in a password then confirm it. Click the "Create Password" button then close the Password window.
Click OK in the Properties dialog box.
Now anyone else logged on to your computer can't access that file without knowing your password.

Dec 02, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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I forgot my Administrator Password


Try this only if u hav Windows Xp

On the welcome screen
PRES CTRL-ALT-DEL thrice or untill welcome screen changes to fast user switching screen.
Enter user name as "administrator" and leave password blank
if the above doesnot work also enter password as "administrator" this time .
If u succeed u hav admin rights and u can now againg delete add any user .

Aug 26, 2008 | Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional for PC

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Password problem


Attach your HD with another PC, select Folder properties "show hidden files n folders" and search/ find your desired folder. Right cllick it and change its properties so it will be no more hidden. Reinstall you HD in original PC and have fun.

Jul 29, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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I forgot my Administrator Password


Take Windows Password Genius to help remove forgotten administrator password.
It not only removes Windows password, but also add new user for your computer.
1. Just get it and install it on another accessible computer.
And then burn a password reset disk into bootable USB with it.

2. Plug USB password reset disk into computer password forgotten. Boot computer from USB and then choose appropriate Windows and user. Click "Reset Password" to remove forgotten Windows password.
Besides, you can click "Add User" button to add new user.
This is a video showing you how to reset Windows 8 password.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vnCbWlOge0


Jul 19, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition...

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Want to give give security


All you have to do is go to the properties of the folder by highlighting the folder and pressing properties. Look for the Sharing tab and make sure it is set for sharing. There should be a security tab where you can add the users you want to use the file and what they can use the file for. These users must be in the server already. If there not in the server you have to add them. If they haven't logged into the domain (your server yet) they will be asked for a password. Otherwise you will have to create another user id and password for that folder.

Jun 30, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Server Standard 2003 for...

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PASSWORD FOR FOLDERS


windows xp dont have any inbuilt folder password option.you have to search for software like folder guard to give password

Apr 03, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Network Problem


SETTINGS FOR SYSTEM THAT YOU HAVE INST. VISTA
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Create a new user for as adminstrater rights.

Go to control Pannel --------> Network & Internet -----------> view network status and tasks------------> shairing & discovery---------> public folder shairing----------> (2) Turn on sharing anyone with network option can open, change and create a file. ----> apply


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If your other PC asks for Password & usename enter usename which you just created.

Feb 20, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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