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Password Folder v2.4.1

Add password protection to a folder in an instant for free.

What is Password Folder?

Many computer users often use ZIP tools to pack their folders into a compressed file with a password to protect their sensitive files. The compressing and decompressing costs time a lot, especially when the folder contains some large files.

Password Folder is a Windows lightweight folder password protection freeware tool adds password protection to a folder in an instant. It simplifies the operation steps and provides the most direct folder protection process, so that even novice users can get started quickly. The best feature of Password Folder is that it is extremely fast and the encryption speed is not limited by the size of the folder. Even a folder of several gigabytes can be locked and restored in a flash. It is perfectly suitable to protect folders on the local computer. No one would be able to access protected folders without the password.

Besides, once the folder is protected by Password Folder, it cannot be copied to other drive or sent via the internet unless you decrypt. Password Folder also adds a context menu shortcut so that users can protect a regular folder by a right-mouse click easily.

Features of Password Folder

• Password Protect Folders on Windows
• Extremely Fast Encrypting Speed
• Access Protected Folders Easily
• Prevent Folder Copying
• Work for Mobile Drives and Flash Disks
• Context Menu Shortcut: Right Mouse Click
• Lightweight: 2 MB
• 100% Free & Clean

How to Password Protect a Folder on Windows

You may have some important files, private photos and videos on your PC and don't want other people to open and access. Password Folder is designed for handling this perfectly. It enables users to change their normal folders to password-protected folders on Windows by a mouse-click. Please follow this guide below to learn how to password protect a folder on Windows in a few steps:

1. Select the Folder You Want to Protect

Click the folder icon located at the middle of the program window to choose the folder you want to protect. If you want to protect more than one folder, you can drag and drop all folders you want to lock onto the program window.

2. Enter a Password

Now you can see a small window ask you to enter your password. Please type your password twice in the 2 password boxes and click the "OK" button.
NOTE: The password only accepts numbers and English letters.

3. Locking and Done

Password Folder starts locking the folder immediately.

Then, you can see the folder has been password-protected and locked.

Please check the following paragraph to check how to open the protected folder by your password.

How to Open a Folder Protected by Password Folder?

Open a protected folder is very easy. Simply double-click on the folder and the password window would jump out. Enter your password and click the "OK" button then the folder would be unlocked to the original normal folder.

1-Click Locking a Folder with a Password

Password Folder also provides a context menu shortcut which allows you to put the password to a folder quickly. Right-click on the folder you want to lock and you will see there is a "Protect by Password Folder" shortcut in the menu. Hit it and enter your password then the program will lock the folder instantly.

Advanced Options

Context Menu Shortcut

You can enable and disable the Context Menu Shortcut by the option "Right-click Shortcut".

One Password for All Folders

If you want to add one password to more than one folder, you can enable the "One Password for All Folders" option. It will enable you to lock multiple folders with one password.

Change the Language

Password Folder is a multilingual tool and you can click the "Language" icon or the text to change the language. It supports English, German, French, Italian, Chinese, Polish, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Greek, Hungarian, Danish, Japanese and Korean.

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Downloads Views Developer Last Update Version Size Type Rank
2,041 3,497 Password Folder Team <img src=""border="0"> Mar 28, 2023 - 10:19 2.4.1 2.1MB EXE 5/5, out of 21 Votes.
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