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How to protect a folder: With brothers and friends always ready to poke their noses on your PC, have you always nourished the need to protect your most important folders but have not yet managed to find a program that can adequately combine ease of use and effectiveness? Evidently you haven’t tried LocK-A-FoLdeR yet .

LocK-A-FoLdeR is a free program that allows you to hide folders on Windows, making them become completely inaccessible, in such a simple and fast way that you will be surprised. Just set a password to protect the software from any unauthorized changes, choose the folders to hide and you’re done. For more information, here’s how to protect a folder by using it.

If you want to learn how to protect a folder , the first step you need to do is connect to the LocK-A-FoLdeR website and click on the Download LocK-A-FoLdeR 3.10.3 for Windows 32 bit item if you are using a 32 bit operating system. or on the Download LocK-A-FoLdeR 3.10.3 for Windows 64 bit item if you use a 64-bit operating system to download the program to your PC.

Download is complete open, double clicking on it, the file you just downloaded (eg LocK-A-FoLdeR-V3.10.3 × 64.exe ) and, in the window that opens, click first on Yes and then on I Agree , Install and Finish to complete the installation process and start LocK-A-FoLdeR . On its first start, the software asks you to set a master password to be used to access its main screen and add / remove protection to folders. Digit twice and you will access the actual program.

To protect a folder with LocK-A-FoLdeR , all you have to do is click on the Lock A Folder button and select the folder to be invisible. Finished! Repeat the operation with all the folders you want to hide from prying eyes and close the program, no other steps are necessary.

Now, try to go to the path where the folders you have protected are located and you will no longer find any folders. Even if you try to type the exact address of the latter in the Windows Explorer, you will not be able to access it until they are blocked by LocK-A-FoLdeR. You can also try to show hidden files on Windows but don’t hope to get some results: the folders protected with the program will remain invisible and unreachable!

The only way to access hidden folders again with LocK-A-FoLdeR is to remove them from the list of folders protected by the program. Then start LocK-A-FoLdeR through its icon on the Windows desktop, enter the master password to access its main screen and select the folder you wish to make visible again.

At this point, click on the UnLock selected Folder button and try to go back to the path of the unlocked folder. If everything went the right way, the folder will again be viewable and editable as before I protected it. Admit it, you didn’t expect such a simple program to use.