Normally you don’t find applications that password protect files and folders also have folder hiding capabilities. Here’s one solution I have found for you that gives double protection to your files by first password protecting it then hide it too.
My Lockbox is a security software that enables you to password protect any folder on your computer and then hide it from any user or application of your system, which includes System Administrator too!
A while ago, I gave a quick tip on how to hide files or folders in Windows without using any application. Now you do know, that if you hide something and don’t know how to get it back could really get frustrating. So I thought it would be better to do another quick tip and tell how to view the files when we need to.
Windows, by default, has a feature that lets you make files and folders hidden. This is not the best way by which you could hide files and folders, but can come in handy at times. This is a quick tip that I would like to share with you all, in case if you didn’t knew about it.
To hide a folder or file, simply follow the steps below.
There are many applications which allows you to lock and password protect your important and private files. Some of the big names include Folder Lock, Folder Guard etc. These softwares are only used when there is no way other way left to lock files. But my friend at TechBuzz has shown that you can easily lock your files and drives by using the following trick. The best thing is that you don’t need to download anyhing.
Ok, enough wasting time… Here’s the tutorial: