How to lock and hide any folder in laptop without any software, With just 1 simple way…

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How to lock and hide any folder in laptop/PC without any software or application with very simple steps…

Many of us want to protect our data in laptop or in computer so that not everyone can see our data without our permission. Its like we want to hide our data or we want a protection on that particular folder so that other people do not check your data.

Here are many ways to do lock the folder or you can hide that particular folder but for this we have to download third party application and we don’t want to do that. We all just want to do this without any application.

So here is the solution, You can hide your data file folder so that not everyone can see it. But only you can hide or unhide the folder when you want to do something with the folder data.

Even you can lock your data file folder so that other can’t open your data file folder without your permission also other people don’t have any permission to delete, copy or move the locked folder.

So how can we do all these interesting things, Let’s get started with hiding of the data files folder…

Hide and Lock

How to hide any folder :

Step 1 : Create a new folder, Put your files in folder.

Step 2 : Press right click on folder.

Step 3 : Go to properties, Click on customize.

Step 4 : Here you can see a Change folder option, Click on that.

Step 5 : Here you can choose any folder icon, But you need to find a blank icon. You will find when you scroll on right side.

Step 6 : Select that icon and click Ok. Then press on apply and ok .

Now you can see your folder is invisible no one can see it. And only you know that there is folder.

Also you can change your folder icon with other folder icon, Select some profession type icon so that no one want to curious about opening that folder.

So that is how you can hide you personal data files folder and move that folder in different folder and other just think that there is nothing. And you can keep you files privately.

And now the let’s to the second one that is how to lock any folder so that other don’t have permission to open or change something with that folder.

How to lock any folder :

Step 1 : Create a new folder, Put your files in folder.

Step 2 : Press right click on folder.

Step 3 : Go to properties, Click on security.

Step 4 : Here you can see a Users names option, There are three users(System, Users and Administrator) Click on the last one that is administrator. And then click on edit.

Step 5 : Now a pop-Up screen is opened, Here you can see that all permission allowed to the SYSTEM user, Now you have to click deny and when you click on deny after that all the the permission is denied for the administrator user.

Step 6 : After that click on apply, A pop-up window opened click on Continue and then click ok.

And that’s all now when you try to open the folder a pop-up shows that you don’t have permission to open the folder. And if you try too delete, cut or copy action it denied automatically with the same permission message.

How you can open that locked folder :

When you want to open the folder you need to repeat the same steps but now you have to un-tick all the denied permission of administrator user and then click ok, And apply, Ok.

Now you can open the folder whenever you want and make all the changes, But other didn’t understand what is wrong with this folder. only you can use that folder.

So that is the simple way to hide or lock the data file folder and protect your files from others. Only you make change with folder because you are the one who know how to reverse the permissions of the folder.

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