Learn How to lock a Folder with Password without any software. You can lock folder with lot of ways. But this one is cool and without software.

how to lock a folder with password

Locking a Folder with Password – Overview

There are many software that will provide you this feature but there is a problem with that. if by any means that software is un-installed you might loose you personal data because of the login credentials will be deleted. In this tutorial you will learn to create your own method to lock a folder with a password protection.

How to Create a Folder with Password Protection.

How To Lock a Folder With Password – Steps

Step#1 Create a Folder name ‘PRIVATE’ inside of folder you want to save your content.

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Step#2 Now open ‘Note Pad’ or any other ‘Text Editor’. Remember to create that notepad file outside that folder.

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Step#3 Copy the below code and paste it in that Note Pad file by typing your password in “CHANGE_YOUR_PASSWORD”.

cls 
@ECHO OFF 
title Folder Private 
if EXIST "HTG Locker" goto UNLOCK 
if NOT EXIST Private goto MDLOCKER 
:CONFIRM 
echo Are you sure you want to lock the folder(Y/N) 
set/p "cho=>" 
if %cho%==Y goto LOCK 
if %cho%==y goto LOCK 
if %cho%==n goto END 
if %cho%==N goto END 
echo Invalid choice. 
goto CONFIRM 
:LOCK 
ren Private "HTG Locker" 
attrib +h +s "HTG Locker" 
echo Folder locked 
goto End 
:UNLOCK 
echo Enter password to unlock folder 
set/p "pass=>" 
if NOT %pass%== CHANGE_YOUR_PASSWORD goto FAIL 
attrib -h -s "HTG Locker" 
ren "HTG Locker" Private 
echo Folder Unlocked successfully 
goto End 
:FAIL 
echo Invalid password 
goto end 
:MDLOCKER 
md Private 
echo Private created successfully 
goto End 
:End

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Step#4 Now save this file as “LOCKER.BAT”.

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Step#5 Once you did that delete your Notepad file because there will be a BAT file to use.

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Step#6 Now run that LOCKER.BAT file and you will see a CMD window. In there Press ‘Y’ to lock the folder. Every-time when you need to see your private data you have to run that file and enter the password to access your private data.

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Conclusion – You’ve LearntΒ How To Lock a Folder Without Any Software

So isn’t it cool? You can easily lock a folder in few clicks. Complete folder protection without any software. Let us know if you faced any issues during folder locking. You can easily save your personal documents and files inside that folder and lock them.

 

This Post Was Last Updated On: February 6, 2015 By Author: Fatima Afridi