How to lock computer folders?

In today’s post, we will learn how to lock a computer folder means how to give the password to a computer folder. If you are using a Windows laptop or computer, then after reading this post today, you can easily lock any folder on your computer with a password. How to lock computer folders?






We have already posted about how to hide file folders on Windows computers if you want, but a computer-savvy person can easily find hidden file folders. So if you put a password on any of your user folders, no matter how computer-experienced he is, he can’t open your PC folder lock. Hackers are different, I am talking about normal computer users. Anyway, let’s see how to lock computer folders.






How to lock computer folders?

Today we will use software for this task. Look, there is a lot of software on the internet that can be used to lock folders very easily, but most of the software is paid, so even if you want to use them, it is not easy, it costs money. So today I will tell you about two free software that you can use to lock folders for free.






Using WINRAR software?

If you are using a computer, then you must have heard the name of this WinRAR software because it is very useful software, especially for Windows computers. So you can lock any of your folders using this software.






Step 1.

For this task, you first need to download and install WinRAR software if not already on your PC.

Step 2. After downloading and installing the software, right-click the mouse on the folder you want to lock. Then click Add to archive.. button below.

Step 3. Now a new box will open in front of you from there give your folder name and click on Set Password with the password you want to give and click on OK.

Step 4. Now you need to open the RAR file to open the folder which you locked it will ask for a password while opening the RAR file.







So if you want to follow these tips you can lock any folder you need for free.

How to lock a folder using LOCK-A-FOLDER software?
So if you do want not to use WinRAR software then you can keep your folder locked by following these tips. So let’s see.

Step 1. First of all, you click on the link given below to download the software it is a very small software.

Step 2. After downloading the software, open it.

Step 3. Now after opening the software you have to enter a master password for that and click on YES.

Step 4. Now click on Change it with the master password.







5. Click on Lock a Folder to lock the folder now.

6. Click Next with the Master Password you provided.
7. To select the folder you want to lock now, select the folder from Solt 1 and click on Lock it. will be locked.




8. To unlock the folder, click on Unlock Folder, then select the slot folder you want to unlock and click on Unlock it. Enter the password and it will be unlocked.

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