Do you have a confidential document that you want to keep safe? Maybe you have some personal photos or videos that you don’t want others to see. This blog post will show you how to password protect a folder in Windows 10. This is an easy process and only takes a few minutes. Keep reading for step-by-step instructions!
How Do I Lock a Specific Folder?
If you want to keep your data private, don’t underestimate the power of encryption. There are plenty of ways that Microsoft has made it easy for users without any technical knowledge.
Windows 10 offers a built-in encryption tool that you can use to protect your files from prying eyes.
Here are the steps:
How to Back Up Locked Folder Encryption Keys in Windows 10
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I hide a folder on my PC and lock it for myself in Windows 10?
It’s very easy to do. Right-click the folder and select Properties, General, Hidden, Apply, and OK. Please remember that any user can undo this action, so we recommend a third-party software tool to add a password to lock and hide the folder.
How do I lock a folder in Windows 10 to prevent deletion?
Right-click the folder and select Properties, Security, Advanced, Disable Inheritance and Convert inherited permissions into explicit permissions on this object. Once you have selected a user, click Edit, Show advanced permissions, Type, Deny and check the Delete box.
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