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Windows 7: Password folder protect

21 Dec 2010   #11
brady

 

remove the everyone group, keeping "Administrators" (if other users aren't) or removing all groups/users other than yourself.


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21 Dec 2010   #12
Buddahfan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Do Not Use This Program!!

(see below for program in question)


I just tested it, despite what I wrote below and it locked me out of my C: drive. I had to reboot in the "Safe Mode" and uninstall it. It required the program password to uninstall. Fortunately I was able to uninstall it in the "Safe Mode" and everything is now fine.

However, again I repeat

Do Not Use This Program!!

iObit (which has had its problems with Malwarebytes) has a new free program available for download called "Password Folder". Beware that the current release is v1 Beta1.0

Here is what they say on the website about the program

Quote:
Protect your folder and files in a safety box!

Password Folder is designed to password-protect your folders and files from being seen, read or modified in Windows 7, Vista, XP and Server 2008, 2003. It works like a safety box, just drag and drop the folders or files you want to hide or protect into Password Folder, then no one can see, read or modify them. Whether you are concerned with privacy, data theft, data loss, or data leaks, Password Folder is an ideal tool for you.

Hide from View
Hide folders, files, pictures & videos from those who want to investigate and search for certain files on your computer. No one can see them except you.

Block Access
Easily block access to files, folders, and programs you choose. You can password protect folder and its files then others can see it but cannot access, read or view its content.

Write Protection

Protect your files from being modified by others. No one can change the content of your files without your permission. Lock your file and folder to be unchangeable.
I have not tested it. I am always leery of testing any program that is v1 Beta1.0.
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23 Dec 2010   #13
RealPetChicken

Windows Seven Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Buddahfan View Post
Do Not Use This Program!!

(see below for program in question)


I just tested it, despite what I wrote below and it locked me out of my C: drive. I had to reboot in the "Safe Mode" and uninstall it. It required the program password to uninstall. Fortunately I was able to uninstall it in the "Safe Mode" and everything is now fine.

However, again I repeat

Do Not Use This Program!!

iObit (which has had its problems with Malwarebytes) has a new free program available for download called "Password Folder". Beware that the current release is v1 Beta1.0

Here is what they say on the website about the program

Quote:
Protect your folder and files in a safety box!

Password Folder is designed to password-protect your folders and files from being seen, read or modified in Windows 7, Vista, XP and Server 2008, 2003. It works like a safety box, just drag and drop the folders or files you want to hide or protect into Password Folder, then no one can see, read or modify them. Whether you are concerned with privacy, data theft, data loss, or data leaks, Password Folder is an ideal tool for you.

Hide from View
Hide folders, files, pictures & videos from those who want to investigate and search for certain files on your computer. No one can see them except you.

Block Access
Easily block access to files, folders, and programs you choose. You can password protect folder and its files then others can see it but cannot access, read or view its content.

Write Protection

Protect your files from being modified by others. No one can change the content of your files without your permission. Lock your file and folder to be unchangeable.
I have not tested it. I am always leery of testing any program that is v1 Beta1.0.
Why would you test out a code like this on your C drive? I would have tried it on a new folder to see if it works first. Glad to hear you got it fixed though
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