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Windows 7: Protect Folder

23 Jun 2014   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64
Protect Folder

I have a folder of documents I want to password protect or something equivalent, to make the folder confidential. does windows 7 allow for doing that, or do I need some third party software?


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23 Jun 2014   #2

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

Windows 7 does not have a native feature to do this but if you Google "Password protect folder on Windows 7" there's loads of ideas!

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23 Jun 2014   #3

Windows 10 Pro

7 zip can do this quite well, with very good encryption.
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