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Windows 7: Password a folder

03 Dec 2013   #1
flogit

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
Password a folder

Looking for some advice on having a folder with a password.
Any help here Please.
Could I have some advice on this method is it good bad etc.

Thanks.



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03 Dec 2013   #2
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

This is amazing. I just tried it and it is working flawless. I would suggest to use it.
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03 Dec 2013   #3
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

I wouldn't rely on it : If you open the .bat file, the password can be seen......I think I've seen this posted here a few years ago.

You could try using 7ZIP to zip the contents and provide a password that way.

A more thorough method is to encrypt the folders using something like TrueCrypt:
TRUECRYPT - Encrypt Data Folders
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03 Dec 2013   #4
flogit

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

golden,Been looking at the 7zip any tips on using it should i look out for some things etc
Thanks.Both.
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03 Dec 2013   #5
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

No. Its quite straight forward and foolproof. Just don't forget the password.
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03 Dec 2013   #6
flogit

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Gee thanks.
How's the weather where you are.??.Very cold here with me south wales uk
Thank You and a Merry Xmas
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03 Dec 2013   #7
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Warming up now. Happy holidays with meatballs.
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