“A Trick to Put Password on Folders in Windows without using Any Software”

Hey guys welcome to our technoshouter.com. This is Anshul, and I’m back after few days. I was getting so many requests from our readers to present some tutorials to secure their file and folders. Basically, Security and Safety is very important in all aspects of our life. If we talk about health, money, culture or something else. Their security and safety matters a lot in one’s life. This is Tech Age or Tech-Generation. In this generation Security of our documents, digital data,Credit/Debit Card info is so much important. All of Us tries to secure our personal files and folders, and for that we tend to use password for protecting files and folder.

But, Question is How do you put password on folder ? or How to Secure Files and folder with password ?. Well, We can see a lot of software available on the internet to lock our files and folders. But these software along with them brings many harmful programs which we don’t need or get installed in our computers without knowledge. Mostly we use password to secure our User Account. What if someone finds your PC unlocked?.In that case, Protecting Files & Folders with password will come to rescue.And if you have already searched, how to put a password on a folder or how to put password on folder or secure folders with password but didn’t found what you need.Then,This article is for you.

At the end of this article you’ll be able to Password Protect Folder in Windows 7 ,8, 10 or Make Folder Password Protected Windows 7. So just follow few below given steps to learn how to put a password on a folder or how to put password on folder or secure folders.

How to Lock a Folder with password in Windows 7,8,10 ?

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Step.1 :- 

Open  Notepad on your system.
How to Put Password Lock on a Folder in Windows 7,8,10 ?

Step.2 :- 

Copy Given Below Code and paste in Notepad on Your System.       (Click Show Code)

<span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">cls
@ECHO OFF
title technoshouter
if EXIST “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST Confidential goto MDLOCKER
:CONFIRM
echo Are you sure you want to lock the 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 Confidential “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 the Password to unlock folder
set/p “pass=>”
if NOT %pass%== technoshouter goto FAIL
attrib -h -s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
ren “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” Confidential
echo Folder Unlocked successfully
goto End
:FAIL
echo Invalid password
goto end
:MDLOCKER
md confidential
echo Confidential created successfully
goto End
:End</span>

how to put a password on a folder

Step.3 :-

If you wants to change password then replace technoshouter  with your password. Save the Notepad file as technoshouter.bat .bat is extension so it is must to use .bat ,File name can be different].

lock folders with password windows 7

Step.4 :-

 Locate the Folder where you have saved the file & then Double click on .bat file and run it.

Lock folders in windows 7 with password

Step.5 :- 

Then, You’ll see a Command Prompt Window popping up & Asking are you sure to lock the folder ?, Type Y and press enter.

put password on folder without any software

Step.6 :- 

Now, that Folder has been Locked. It will not be visible. To access that folder double click on technoshouter.bat , Command Prompt Window will appear asking you the password to unlock the folder. Just Enter the Password to unlock the folder.
[Default password – technoshouter ].

That’s all you have successfully learnt how to put a password on a folder or   how to put password on folder or secure folders or How to Set Password on a Folder or Set Password on Folder without any software or How Do You Password Protect a Folder.

Now In case,If you are facing any problem or have doubt or queries related to this article then leave your valuable comment below and stay tuned for latest tech news,tricks and tips etc.

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