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Windows 7: Password protecting folder

08 Jan 2010   #1
yousaf465

Windows 7 Ultimate x32bit
 
 
Password protecting folder

How can I password protect a folder ?


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08 Jan 2010   #2
senthil

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

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09 Jan 2010   #3
yousaf465

Windows 7 Ultimate x32bit
 
 

I have a problem it says that folder I specify is indexed by windows desktop search". What should I do now.
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09 Jan 2010   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You can change the indexing option. Type indexing into start/search and you get there.
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10 Jan 2010   #5
yousaf465

Windows 7 Ultimate x32bit
 
 

I will try
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