Do you want to password protect your file or folder in your Windows computer but the system does not provide the function to allow you password protect any files? Thus you need to install a third parties program to help you. There are various kinds of free or commercial version program available. However I would like to recommend you a free program to hide, lock and password protect your fines and folders in Windows computer.
Anvi Folder Locker is a new and free security tool developed to help computer users manage or protect their important files. With Anvi Folder Locker, you can lock your personal files for protecting your privacy, set password to files so other users will have no access to visit. You can also add permissions to your files to stop them from being modified, destructed or removed. So just add a file or a folder, Anvi Folder Locker can Hide, Lock, Read Only, Hide and Lock, Password-Protect it.
The program works on most common version of Windows operating system, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows 8, for instance. If you have one of the mentioned operating system and want to lock, hide and password protect your files or folders, you can feel free to use this excellent tool.
To Hide, Lock and Password Protect Files and Folder with Anvi Folder Locker
1. Download and install the free tool-Anvi Folder Locker.
2. After the installation complete, please double click on the program icon to start Anvi Folder Locker. Before you enter the program, you should create a master password. By the way, you should also enter email address in order to retrieve your password once you forget it.
3. After the master password created, you will enter the program main page. In the home page, click on the Add button, select the file you want to hide, lock or password protect. There are six options you can choose to do for the selected files or folders, unprotect, hide, lock, read only, hide and lock, and password. Please select one of the options you need the program to do for your files or folders.
4. If you select password to protect your file, you will be prompted a new window which will ask you to use the default password (master password), or to create a custom password (only for the specific file or folder)
That’s all feature of this free tool. It is quick easy to use. But to be mentioned, you should set an easy to remember password. If you have forgotten your password, you need to purchase a key to retrieve your password.