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.htaccess file help needed

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I'm trying to pw protect a root folder 'myFolder' and leave the other folders accessible to the public i.e. bobsFolder, suesFolder etc.

can someone show me a sample of how this would be done and I can fill in the blanks?
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In the root folder, put a .htaccess file like this
authtype basic
authuserfile /usr/local/httpd/users
authname "My Database"
require valid-user
satisfy all

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Then in each subfolder, put a .htaccess file like this:
satisfy any

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http://www.addedbytes.com/blog/code/password-protect-a-directory-with-htaccess/
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Options -Indexes
<FilesMatch "htmltest[0-9]?\.html$">
    Order Allow,Deny
    Deny from all
</FilesMatch>
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thanks
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