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Windows 7: Can we create a password protected folder???

17 Jun 2011   #1
Aravintharajan

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Can we create a password protected folder???

Can we create a password protected folder??? without any software.....i ve figerprint reader in my laptop can i use it for password...


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17 Jun 2011   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

The quick answer is yes, you can, but you use Permissions to force the user to enter the administrator password to gain access to the folder's contents.

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17 Jun 2011   #3
Aravintharajan

windows 7
 
 

Thanks a LOT
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17 Jun 2011   #4
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

You're very welcome. Please let us know how you get on and do post back if you experience any difficulties.

Thinking about it further, you can also use Bitlocker To Go: http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/win...windows-7/1176

You can download it here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/e...d-f551f06f6b3d
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