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Mar 20, 2008

Password Protecting Folder without Software

Password Protecting Folder
Hiding your data and using softwares for locking folders are obsolete now..and after all you need to remember the password set to lock the folder while unlocking.

By using a simple trick we can password protect folder without using any so called "Folder Lock" softwares.The trick is as follows

1)Make a folder on the desktop and name it as "folder" or any other desired name.

2)Now, open notepad and copy paste the following
ren folder folder.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}
and save the file as "lock.bat"(here .bat means batch file).
This file act as lock for the folder created.
3)Now again,open the notepad and copy paste the following
ren folder.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} folder
and save the file as "key.bat".
This file act as key for the locked folder.
Now, double click lock.bat to lock the folder and if you open your folder, control panel will
open up !(you can also see the change in folder icon)

5) Now, double click key.bat to open the folder and now if you open your folder, you can access your data inside the folder again !

6)Lock your folder and hide the key.bat somwehre else in hard disk.

7)If you want to unlock,just cut paste the key on desktop and double click it.

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