Windows 10: Deleting a locked or protected folder via the opening of a readme file

Discus and support Deleting a locked or protected folder via the opening of a readme file in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I have a folder which is locked via "Lock-A-FoLdeR" program. I would like to create a readme file (doc or txt) that when opened would unlock the folder... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by ddb, Nov 24, 2018.

  1. DDB
    ddb Win User

    Deleting a locked or protected folder via the opening of a readme file


    I have a folder which is locked via "Lock-A-FoLdeR" program.
    I would like to create a readme file (doc or txt) that when opened would unlock the folder and then permanently delete the folder and its contents.
    This is a folder I want to be deleted when my surviving spouse begins pouring through the folder I have created called "In The Event of My Death". Upon going through this folder a readme file would be opened and thus deletion of the said folder would occur.
    Not sure this is the correct forum to use, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

    :)
     

  2. Folder locked and dissapeared after unlock

    Well here's something i found on this:

    Lost my files in Folder Lock

    But it doesn't work here , i don't have that folder.

    Can somebody help me searching for a solution , tnx.

    EDIT:

    I did that and that's when the folder just disappeared but the data is still there, the program is very confusing about restoring files , it says that "files should become unlocked automatically" ... so where the heck are manual unlocking instructions.

    It's not an encrypt , it's just a password lock , so data is all open. The problem is, i would get like 225 GB of individual files off the HDD recovery , i just want the harder way of accessing the folder but getting the folder structure , where can i find the time to SORT 220 GB of data omg.
     
    RuskiSnajper, Nov 24, 2018
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  3. AddSub Win User
    Free Folder Lock?

    panchoman, dude?

    HiddenStupid, this might work. (not sure if it works on NTFS)

    Hide Folder HiBit lock 7.2.8

    http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/Hide-Folder-HiBit-lock.shtml

    · Protect any folder or file by : Hide, Lock, Encrypt or make a folder as a recycle Bin.
    · The protected folders or files still protected even in other computers.
    · The protect Operation just take 1 second at any computer.
    · You can undelete the folder or file by Locking it.
    · Works with FAT32, FAT16, FAT12 and FAT and all windows versions.

    10 runs trial and nag screen until registration. Registration is free

    So, freeware after free registration.

    Plenty more "lock folder" apps on Softpedia, very few that can hide AND lock.
     
    AddSub, Nov 24, 2018
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  4. Deleting a locked or protected folder via the opening of a readme file

    Trouble deleting a folder

    Thanks for the suggestion but it says "delete folder failed for E:\....." for each folder I try.

    *Confused Deleting a locked or protected folder via the opening of a readme file :confused:

    Will I be forever stuck with these unnecessary folders? *Oh Well Deleting a locked or protected folder via the opening of a readme file :eek:hwell:
     
    oli_ramsay, Nov 24, 2018
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