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How to Password Protect Folders in Windows?

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Password Protect Folder- How to Password Protect Folders in Windows in Windows 7,8,10?

Password Protect Folder- If you share a computer with others, or you might have a need to keep some documents confidential. 
There are many ways to protect your confidential data in your windows If you're unsure how to password protect a folder in your windows, here is a simple guide to password protect a folder.

Password Protect Folder in Windows 7:

Password Protect Folder in Windows 7

To Password protect a folder in Windows7,
  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Navigate to the folder you want to password-protect.
  3. Right-click on the folder.
  4. Select Properties from the menu.
  5. Click on the Advanced tab.
  6. Select Encrypt content to secure data and then click OK.
  7. Now the selected File is Password protected
  8. You can use your default windows user name and password to access this folder.
The above is the simple easiest process to keep your documents confidential by protecting from others, moreover if you are using windows 8,10? want to know how to password protect folders below is the procedure to password protect folders.

Password Protect Folder in Windows 8/10:

Password Protect Folder in Windows 8 and 10

Unfortunately, It is not possible to use Windows to password protecting files or folders in Windows 8 or Windows 10. You just need to use a third-party software program to perform this.

If you are not wanted to use third-party applications then the best alternative option to password protecting files or folders by just using the zipped folder.
To, password protect a folder in windows 8,10 follow this,
  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Right-click on the files you would like to put into a zipped file.
  3. Hover on Send to, then select Compressed (Zipped) Folder. Follow the prompts to name and save the folder.
  4. Double-click on the zipped file and then select File and Add required Password to protect.
  5. The folder is zipped and protected.
These are the simple steps to password protect folders in windows, there is no such option exist as a 100% protected file. There are many tools, utilities, and instructions for how to break encryption and passwords on files. However, the protection methods listed above will protect your files from the majority of users who may encounter them. If you are working with really sensitive data, we suggest a commercial product for protecting your files and data.
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