Link to home
Start Free TrialLog in
Avatar of jjjosef
jjjosefFlag for United States of America

asked on

how to lock a folder through windows application

How can I lock a folder with windows application ..
I will not be interested in any free or paid tools
just want to know how to make it encrypted through windows application only
Avatar of John Easton
John Easton
Flag of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland image

If you right click a folder, then click advanced you can select 'Encrypt Contents'.

I've never used it so can't say much about how it works, but hope this is what you need.
Avatar of David Johnson, CD
via the command line
cipher /e /s:directory
cipher /e pathname
locking is not possible with tips and tricks but yes encryption is very well possible.
Avatar of jjjosef

ASKER

How encryption will be possible ???
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Avatar of RRobinho
RRobinho

Link to home
membership
This solution is only available to members.
To access this solution, you must be a member of Experts Exchange.
Start Free Trial
Avatar of jjjosef

ASKER

I have encrypted it, but nothing happened...just changed the name color of folder from black to green
A dialogue box was open for some backup file and it need a password I have enter then it demand a file to export it in a file ...why ???

May be other user cant access it apart from administrator
SOLUTION
Link to home
membership
This solution is only available to members.
To access this solution, you must be a member of Experts Exchange.
Start Free Trial
Avatar of jjjosef

ASKER

Thanks ve3fa

Could it be possible that it needs password or not accessible in my login also ???
no it will always be available while logged into your account. Otherwise you need a 3rd party application i.e. folderlock
Avatar of jjjosef

ASKER

Thanks Experts