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Windows 7: Password protected files

23 Sep 2015   #1
Mayfly

Windows 7 proffesional
 
 
Password protected files

Is there a way to password protect a file in W7 or do you need 3rd party software?


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23 Sep 2015   #2
cyclops

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

You would need to add the password settings from within the application used to create the file if that app has the feature available
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23 Sep 2015   #3
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Take advantage of the Windows permissions system. For instance, files within your user profile (c:\users\<username>\, by default) is accesible only to you and computer administrators. By putting a password on your account and making sure nobody else has admin access the files are effectively guarded by a password.
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26 Sep 2015   #4
Mayfly

Windows 7 proffesional
 
 

Thanks for your help
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26 Sep 2015   #5
cyclops

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Glad to help and hope that you accomplished your goal
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