Protected Folder 1.3

Securely store all your passwords in one place

  • Category:

    Files

  • Version:

    1.3

  • Works under:

    Windows 2000 / Windows Vista / Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows XP

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    6.7 (692)

Password Folder is a program that is used to hide certain folders on your computer so that others do not know they exist. The program is available for download on Windows computers and is a great way to keep your personal information hidden when you share your computer with other people.

The program takes up very little space, and it is a quick download. Follow the onscreen windows to download and install the program in just minutes. Once the download is complete, a new window will pop up on your browser with basic information on how to use the software and the basic features that it offers.

You will be asked if you want to start Password Folder once it has finished installing. When you first open the program, you will need to create a password and select a security phrase to help you remember a forgotten password. You will need to log in with this password every time you access Password Folder.

Once you set up your password and security question, the program is very easy to use. Hiding and unhiding your files is almost instant, allowing you to protect your information in no time. To add files to the program, you simply drag and drop the folder or files into the designated place on the program's interface. You can also select for certain files by clicking on the search menu and going through your folders to find the correct files.

Once the files are in Password Folder, no one will be able to access the folder or even know it exists without access to your password. You will also be able to view and edit these files by signing into Password Folder and editing them without being removed from the program.

Password Folder also has options to prevent the protect files from being moved, deleted, modified, read or copied for additional protection. The application also has an Exclude list that prevents you from moving certain files into the program. Some files are necessary for a computer to run properly, and you can add files to the Exclude list in the settings menu.

Password Folder is a simple program that allows you to completely hide folders from other people instead of just locking them. It is great for those who share computers with other people or for hiding highly sensitive information.

Pros

  • Easy-to-use interface
  • Opens up a guide in browser after installation
  • Easily drag and drop folders and files
  • Option to search for files instead of dropping them
  • Makes protected files invisible to other users
  • Access and edit files in the program
  • Exclude list protects necessary files from being locked
  • Protection against files being changed or deleted

Cons

  • Only has basic configuration options
  • Does not allow you to hide folders by right-clicking on them
  • No option to just password lock folders

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