How To Make Password Protected Folder In Windows

Are you looking for safe your folder with password without using any software?  Today I am giving you how to guide to make password protected folder in Windows. You can easily lock a folder in windows XP, Windows 7 and earlier versions of win.In market there are too many software available to give you password protection.But there are no required of any skill of programming and any kind of software. If you like to protect folder without any program continue reading…

 Creating Password Protect Folder

creating password protect folder

1.Open notepad and copy below code and paste it into the notepad.

 

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cls

@ECHO OFF

title coolhacking-tricks.blogspot.com

if EXIST “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” goto UNLOCK

if NOT EXIST MyFolder goto MDMyFolder

:CONFIRM

echo Are you sure to lock this folder? (Y/N)

set/p “cho=>”

if %cho%==Y goto LOCK

if %cho%==y goto LOCK

if %cho%==n goto END

if %cho%==N goto END

echo Invalid choice.

goto CONFIRM

:LOCK

ren MyFolder “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”

attrib +h +s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”

echo Folder locked

goto End

:UNLOCK

echo Enter password to Unlock Your Secure Folder

set/p “pass=>”

if NOT %pass%== coolhacks goto FAIL

attrib -h -s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”

ren “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” MyFolder

echo Folder Unlocked successfully

goto End

:FAIL

echo Invalid password

goto end

:MDMyFolder

md MyFolder

echo MyFolder created successfully

goto End

:End

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2.Now save the notepad file name lock.bat.

3. Now double-click on lock.bat and a new folder will be created with name My Folder

4. Copy all your data you want to protect in that new folder

5. Now double-click on lock.bat and when command promote appears Type Y and press enter.

6. Now my Folder will be hidden from you view, to access that folder double-click on lock.bat

7. It will ask for password enter your password and done.

 

How To Cancel Password protection

You might be thinking that anyone can access the password by opening that lock.bat file in Notepad or any other text editor.To make it more secure hide lock.bat in some secure location after following the above tutorial To access the secured file double-click on lock.bat.I would suggest copying lock.bat file into Pen drive and copying it into your computer whenever you required to access to your protected files.

 

Final words!

I hope this how to creating password protected folder tutorial helps you to make your file safe and protected 🙂 . To make your files and folder protected 😀 . With vb.net programming you can create lots of tricks to make your PC experience awesome.

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