How to password protect a folder - Windows

You may sometimes want to password protect folders so your family or colleagues keep away from your private stuff.

In windows 10 you have the possibility to encrypt the content of a folder but the password protection is not there, therefore, the use of a clever utility is needed.

In this example, we will show you how to password protect a folder using a powerful software (We have a huge 25% discount coupon if needed).

Follow the below steps:

1 - Download this software


2 - When the software is installed, simply open it and create your master password.

A master password  is required to lock and unlock your folders. When the software will run for the first time, a popup window will show up, you will need to input a password and remember it!

Password protect folders

3 - Select a folder to password protect

You can either drag and drop a folder or choose one by clicking on the button "Add"

select folder

choose folder

4 - Lock your folder(s) by using the Lock option

Locking your folders is done via a simple click, all you have to do is select your folder and click on "Lock & Eexit".

Locking folders

5 - How to unlock your folders?

Unlocking your folders is very easy, all you have to do is select the folder you wish to unlock and click on the button "Unlock".

unlock files and folders

If you are still unsure on how to use this application, check out our tutorial video .