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Have you tried a "space" in the last block?

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How to Create Password Protected RAR Archives with Two Options?


<span><b>WinRAR</b><span> </span>is a helpful tool allows you to create and handle archive files. It is completely supports rar and zip and makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs.<br />Today, we will metion how to create a password for RAR archives and the way to<span> </span><a href="http://www.passwordunlocker.com/knowledge/remove-rar-password.html">remove Winrar password</a><span> </span>when forgot. Create Password Protection for RAR ArchivesIn our daily work, creating password protected RAR archives to against WinRAR files from others viewing is in great request. Usually, there are two proven techniques to<span> </span><b>create password protected RAR archives</b>.<br /><b>Option one:</b><span> </span>You can open the password-protected RAR archive and view the individual files name, but you need to know the password to extract the all files.<br /><b>Option two:</b><span> </span>You can't open the password-protected RAR archive and can't even view the individual files name without the password.<br />Below we will show you how to create these two types of password-protected rar archives.<br /><b>Step 1:</b><span> </span>Open Winrar and click on<b><span> </span>Wizard</b>.<br /><b>Step 2:</b><span> </span>On the Wizard Choose ths opration window, select<span> </span><b>Create a new archive</b><span> </span>and then click<span> </span><b>Next</b>.<br /><b>Step 3:</b><span> </span>There will pop-up a window, just select the files to be added to the archive and click<span> </span><b>OK</b>.<br /><b>Step 4:</b><span> </span>Here please input an archive name to create and clike<span> </span><b>Next</b><span> </span>button.<br /><b>Step 5:</b><span> </span>Now you can click<span> </span><b>Set Password</b><span> </span>button.<br /><b>Step 6: Create Password Protected RAR Archives with Two Options</b><br /><b>For Option one:<span> </span></b>Creating Password Protected RAR Archives has two ways, please follow the steps below.<br /><b>1.</b><span> </span>The set password will be in asterisks, so you cannot see it, hence you will need enter the password that you want to set twice for confirmation. Then press<span> </span><b>OK</b>. After that you will return to the<span> </span><b>Wizard Archive option</b><span> </span>window and just click Click<span> </span><b>Finish</b>. Your password protected rar archive will be created in your Desktop.<br /><b>2.</b><span> </span>The set password can be seen. For this please click<span> </span><b>Show password</b><span> </span>and enter the password you want to set only once. Then press<span> </span><b>OK</b>. After that you will return to the<span> </span><b>Wizard Archive option</b><span> </span>window and just click<span> </span><b>Finish</b>. Your password protected rar archive will be created in your Desktop.<br /><b>For Option two</b>: Creating Password Protected RAR Archives by click<span> </span><b>Encrypt file names</b><span> </span>after you input the password twice.<br /><b>Step 7: Open the Password Protected RAR Archives with Two Options</b><br /><b>For Option one:<span> </span></b>The Password Protected RAR Archives can be openned. It will show an asterisk just beside the files indicating that it will need the password to extract the files.<br /><b>For Option two:<span> </span></b>The Password Protected RAR Archives cann't be openned. It will need the password even to open the archive.<br />Well, though password protection is a good way for prventing data or privacy let-out, we often met with the trouble that we can not access the file without correct password. At that time, it is better for you to have a<span> </span><a href="http://www.passwordunlocker.com/rar-password-recovery.html">Winrar password remover</a><span> </span>in hand.<span> </span><b>RAR Password Unlocker</b><span> </span>is taken as the powerful and credible tool to do<span> </span><a href="http://www.passwordunlocker.com/knowledge/recover-rar-archiver-password.html">RAR password recovery</a><span> </span>with ease.<br /></span>

on Apr 01, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Password protection


This tip will explain exactly how to password protect a folder. For this purpose i will use WINRAR. It is a very user friendly application, and it gets the job done!!!. You can also compress folders to save up some space, so it is very handy indeed. Best of all, you can download it FREE OF CHARGE...HERE.

After you have downloaded and installed winrar, we can start. Here is what you should do.

Step 1:

Go to the file or folder you wish to password protect, right click on the folder, and choose to "Add to archive".

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Go to the "advanced" tab, and choose to set password. Enter your password. Click OK to proceed.

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Now your password is set, so you can close the application.

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Now you will note that if you want to open the file or folder which is protected, you will be asked to enter your password. Just enter the password, and you will be allowed to use the contents.

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If at any point you have forgotten the password of your folder, you will be able to recover the password by having a look at my recovery tip HERE.

I really hope that you can find this tip helpful. Please rate accordingly.

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on Mar 01, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I just bought the kingston f drive and i throw away the instructions on how to put a password on it to protect it


Try using a program called TrueCrypt. I've been using it for about half a year, and it works great. It's also free, and works on Windows, OS X, and Linux. You can password protect your entire drive, or just a partition level of it, or even just a file level of it. You can even set it so that it dismounts the drive and requires a password after X amount of minutes, so that if you walk away and someone else comes up and tries to look into it, they'll be locked out.

Apr 06, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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There's a password every time I use the Microsoft word and PowerPoint.so what password I would type?


Whatever password you set up for it.
Try no password - sometimes non are set but the computer asks and a blank space is fine. If someone sent you the file - they could have password protected it - so ask them for the password. If something is password protected its not supposed to open easily!

Feb 25, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Protect your computer, your information, and your company?s network


10 ways to work more securely

The security of your computer and data is crucial for you and the success of your company. Lost or stolen information can reveal company secrets, or expose your confidential or personal information. The more you do to keep your computer secure, the safer your information will be. Use these 10 tips to learn ways you can help protect your computer, your data, and your company's network.
1. Work with your IT department

Make sure that you install all of the patches and updates that your IT department recommends. In addition to installing Windows and Office updates, your IT department might require you to install additional security software, such as a firewall or custom software to help you connect from remote locations. Making these regular installations will keep your computer and your company's network as secure as possible.

Learn more about ways to manage your computer and devices at work.
2. Use strong passwords

Passwords provide the first line of defense against unauthorized access to your computer, and a good password is often underestimated. Weak passwords provide attackers with easy access to your computer and network. Strong passwords are considerably harder to crack, even with the latest password-cracking software.

A strong password:

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Is at least eight characters long.
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Does not contain your user name, real name, or company name.
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Does not contain a complete dictionary word.
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Is significantly different from previous passwords. Passwords that change just slightly—such as Password1, Password2, Password3—are not strong.
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Contains characters from each of the following groups:
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Uppercase and/or lowercase letters.
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Numbers
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Symbols (!,@,#,$,%, etc.)

Learn more about how to create strong passwords.
3. Don't enable the Save Password option

Make it mandatory for you—or someone else trying to access your computer—to enter your password on all operating system or application settings. If a dialog box prompts you about remembering the password, rather then requiring you to enter it, just choose no. Allowing the password to be saved negates having the password at all.
4. Use network file shares instead of local file shares

Rather than opening up your computer to co-workers, use network file shares to collaborate on documents. And restrict access to the network file share to only those who need it. If you're working on a team, you have lots of other options—such as using Microsoft Office Groove 2007 or Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007.
5. Lock your computer when you leave your desk

If you're going to be away from your desk for a while, make sure your computer is locked.

To lock your computer:

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On your keyboard, press CTRL+ALT+DELETE at the same time.
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Click Lock this computer (Lock Computer if you're running Windows XP).
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To unlock your computer, press CTRL+ALT+DELETE and enter your password.

6. Use password protection on your screensaver

Sometimes you're away from your desk for longer than you unexpected. Plan for those situations by setting up your computer so that it locks itself after a specified amount of time.
To establish Windows 7 screensaver password protection

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Right click an empty space on your desktop.
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Click Personalize, and then click the Screen Saver section.
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Change Wait time to 10 minutes or less.
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Select On resume, display logon screen.
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Click Apply.
Screen Saver Settings dialog box

Screen Saver Settings dialog box

To establish Windows Vista screensaver password protection

1. Right click an empty space on your desktop.
2. Click Personalize, and then click the Screen Saver section.
3. Change Wait time to 10 minutes or less.
4. Select On resume, password protect.
5. Click Apply.
Screen Saver Settings dialog box

Screen Saver Settings dialog box

To establish Windows XP screensaver password protection

1. Right click an empty space on your desktop.
2. Click Properties, and then the Screen Saver tab.
3. Change Wait time to 10 minutes or less.
4. Select On resume, password protect.
5. Click Apply.
Display Properties dialog box

Display Properties dialog box

7. Encrypt files containing confidential or business critical files

You keep valuable and sensitive data on your computer. You might have sensitive information about your company or clients, or your personal bank statements on a laptop you use at home and work. Encrypting your data keeps it as secure as possible. To help keep unauthorized people from accessing your data—even if your computer is lost or stolen—you should encrypt all sensitive data. In the Enterprise and Ultimate editions of Windows Vista, you can use BitLocker™ Drive Encryption to encrypt the entire volume. In Windows XP and all editions of Windows Vista, you can use the Encrypting File System (EFS) to protect important files. We highly recommend that you learn how to encrypt a file or folder to keep it safe.

Learn how to encrypt a file in Windows 7.

Learn how to encrypt a file in Windows Vista.

Learn how to encrypt a file in Windows XP.
8. Don't open questionable e-mails

If an e-mail message just doesn't look right, it probably isn't. Forward the e-mail message to your IT administrator to verify before you open it.
9. Encrypt e-mail messages when appropriate

If you're sending confidential or business-critical information, encrypt the e-mail and any files attached to it. Only recipients who have the private key that matches the public key you used to encrypt the message can read it.

Learn how to encrypt your messages using Microsoft Outlook 2007.

Learn how to encrypt your messages using Microsoft Outlook 2003.
10. Use the Junk E-mail Filter in Outlook

Receiving spam, or junk e-mail messages, isn't just annoying. Some spam can include potentially harmful viruses that can cause damage to your computer and your company's network. The Junk E-mail Filter reduces the amount of junk e-mail messages, or spam, you receive in your Inbox. Good news—if your junk mail filter is already active. But you can always change the settings.

on Dec 28, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Restoration problem


How often are restore points created?
Restore points are created automatically every day, and just before significant system events, such as the installation of a program or device driver. You can also create a restore point manually.

How much hard disk space does System Restore require?
To store restore points, you need at least 300 megabytes (MB) of free space on each hard disk that has System Protection turned on. System Restore might use up to 15 percent of the space on each disk. As the amount of space fills up with restore points, System Restore will delete older restore points to make room for new ones.

How long are restore points saved?
Restore points are saved until the hard disk space System Restore reserves is filled up. As new restore points are created, old ones are deleted. If you turn off System Protection (the feature that creates restore points) on a disk, all restore points are deleted from that disk. When you turn System Protection back on, new restore points are created.

The restore point is a built in utility by microsoft, you can't have the option to configure the settings!!!

Jul 15, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Not enough space on friends laptop


First you need to disable system restore on the drive to reclaim the missing space. To do this, you can do the following:
1. Go to Start > Control Panel > System
2. In System > Click on System Protection at the left side
3. In the System Protection Window > go to the System Protection Tab > then uncheck C: then hit Apply then OK

After disabling system restore, run disk clean up:
1. Go to Start > Computer > Right-click on C: > Disk Cleanup - make sure to check all of the files to be deleted to clear as much space as possible
2. After initially running Disk Cleanup you will now be able to see the More Options tab in the Disk Cleanup window > go to this tab then cleanup the System Restore and Shadow Copies to remove them completely
3. Enable the System Restore from the System Protection tab in System.
4. Resize the maximum amount of Shadow Copies that can be saved on the system, this will lock the System Restore feature from saving more than allocated amount. Run Command Prompt as administrator (go to Start > Programs > Accesories > then right-click on Command Prompt then Run as Administrator)
Set the maximum to whatever amount you feel is necessary. Setting it to 1GB should be more than enough for System Restore to create at least two restore points. Type the command: vssadmin resize shadowstorage /on=c: /for=c: /maxsize=1gb

5. Once this is done you should have reclaimed at least 30 to 40% of the missing space. Once the System Restore has been reenabled it will automatically create the restore points so there will be no need to manually create one.

Mar 22, 2010 | Compaq Presario Notebook

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Newly bought 2GB DataTraveler only show 1GB capacity


Did you read the emanual that is on the Kindston's website for the DataTraveller? When you use the password protection program, it logs you IN to another partition you created when you started it the first time. It logs you off of the  normal drive partition and in to the password protected partition.

Both exist on the same pen drive but can not be accessed at the same time. Try logging off using the same program or if there's such a logoff shortcut anywhere on the pendrive, yo should be back to the normal 2GB partition.

HTH,
Deboo

Dec 21, 2008 | Kingston (DTIU3/2GB) 2 GB USB Hard Drive

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