Introduction: How to Create a Password Protected Folder Without Any Extra Software

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There are a lot of methods that you can use to create a password protected folder, most of which require the use of some third party software. Using this neat method you can hide your folders with a quick batch script.

Step 1: Create Your Password Protected Folder

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Before you get started you need to create a folder that will house your password protected folder, this is just an ordinary folder and can be located anywhere and named anything.

Step 2:

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Navigate into your newly created folder and create a new Text Document. This can easily be done from the context menu.

Open the document, now paste the following code into the contents of the document:

Change the PASSWORD_GOES_HERE text to the password you want to set. Now go ahead and save the file as locker.bat.

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Once the file is saved as a batch file you can delete the original text file.

Now run your batch file by double clicking on it–the first time you run it, it will create a folder called Private. This is where you can store all your secret things. When you have finished adding all your stuff to the Private folder, run locker.bat again.

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This time you will be asked if you sure that you want to lock the folder, press the “Y” key and hit enter to lock your folder.

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You will see that your Private folder quickly disappears.

If you run the script yet again, you will prompted for a password.

If you enter the same password as you set in the script the Private folder will reappear if you enter the incorrect password the script will just Terminate.

Step 6: If You Forget Your Password

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Seems like once a week somebody writes in asking how to figure out the password they set. And the answer is really simple: Right-click on the locker.bat file and choose Edit

Comments

RahulK107 (author)2016-01-05

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uttams (author)2015-08-28

very useful coz there is no software used in it . your work is simply amazing

pankajchauahan (author)uttams2015-09-03

thanks bro..

apatel patel (author)2015-08-31

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