Hide, lock and password protecting any folder in Windows 7

Please share your method for hiding, locking and password protecting a folder in Windows 7.

I got My Lockbox. Please share your method/tool.

My Lockbox features are:

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My Lockbox™ enables you to hide, lock and password protect almost any folder on your computer. You can use My Lockbox to hide your private data from prying eyes - your files will be not accessible both from local and remote users.

The easiest way to protect a folder

During the installation of My Lockbox, you will be asked to provide the location of the protected folder. On completion of the installation, your folder will become hidden and locked.

Features and benefits

* Extremely easy in use.

* Hotkey to open Control Panel with a simple keystroke.

* Effective password protection.

* FAT, FAT32, NTFS volumes are supported.

* Supports all modern Windows operating systems (XP, Vista, 7) including 64-bit editions.

* Almost any folder on your computer can be password protected.

* Prevents you from locking system-critical folders, e.g. C:Windows.

* Instant protection - no file scrambling or moving to another place.

* Trusted processes feature lets backup, antivirus or similar software to backup or scan your protected folder.

* Protects folders even in Windows safe mode.

* Skinned user interface.

Homepage - http://www.fspro.net/my-lockbox/


Version: 2.3

Supported OS: Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 7

x64 Support: Yes!


Few years back, I used to use ''Folder Guard''. It's good.

I am using 'folder Guard' since last many tears without a problem

^tears or years :rolleyes:

Instead of using these methods, I'll recommend to use TrueCrypt. It's FREE and its source is available. Get it from: http://www.truecrypt.org/