Windows 10: Password protection for folders

Discus and support Password protection for folders in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hi all, I am not that technically savvy, but I have a lot of information on my laptop which has tel numbers, address's etc and I would like to put a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by carl barnard, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. Password protection for folders


    Hi all, I am not that technically savvy, but I have a lot of information on my laptop which has tel numbers, address's etc and I would like to put a password on the folders for each group I coach, but dont know how to, just worried if anyone steals laptop they can find this info etc, any ideas? I am on windows 10 with office 365


    Thank you should you answer for me

    Carl

    :)
     
    carl barnard, Dec 6, 2018
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  2. suraswami Win User

    Password protecting Folders

    I am building a machine for my friend and he was asking me to create folders and password protect it. How do I do in XP pro? Is there a built in tool or should I rely on third party tool? if so anything free out there?

    Thanks for the help.

    *Toast :toast:
     
    suraswami, Dec 6, 2018
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  3. Private folders encrypted and password protected folders

    Im posting this because i've been looking for a free tool like this sense XP thought people should know about it *Toast :toast:

    Windows 7 when combined with Pismo get’s an incredible feature of creating password protected folders ( *.pfo ) which they call as Private Folders. It is just like any other folder to which you can add any folder and do any operation but not password protections just comes out of the box in Windows 7.

    Updated :

    To create a private folder, you need to make a right click, select new and then private folders

    Password protection for folders how-to-create-private-folde-in-windows-7.png


    How to create private folder in windows 7

    Password protection for folders windows-7-private-folders.png


    To re-lock right click unmount

    Windows 7
    private folders

    Here are the features which will interest you :

    * Password protection.
    * Mount visibility to owner or entire users group.
    * In case you make it available to entire user group, you get option to make it available as network drive
    * Type of access to users , Read or Read and Write

    Private folders are just incredible way to share private data with set of people you want. This is what makes private folders rock. Its just not securing your data but also sharing data privately with others. You can download Pismo Private Folder from here
     
    Live OR Die, Dec 6, 2018
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  4. bakasamaz Win User

    Password protection for folders

    How To: Password Protect a Folder in Network?

    xp pro

    Hi i have xp pro and i Unchecked the simple file sharing. Can you walk me through? what i want is to password protect Shared folders, so whenever from the others computers try to access those folders a Prompt message pop up asking for user name and password.
     
    bakasamaz, Dec 6, 2018
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