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Simple and Easy Steps to Lock a Folder on Windows 10

Simple and Easy Steps to Lock a Folder on Windows 10

Windows 10 on Encryption:

Windows 10 doesn’t allow you to protect the files and folders directly.There is no any specific option to lock your folder with password in windows 10. It doesn’t meant that your data and records isn’t secure at all. If you use BitLocker to encrypt your entire device then you can’t set a password to a folder. Strongest statement behind the issue of direct password protection to folder states that User’s account already protected from password in order to be safe from unauthorized access so there is no any reason to introduce any kind of alternative way on windows 10.
However,there are always such kind of files which must need a strong password protections. They might be personal photos, Bank Information, and many more such information related to someone’s privacy. These kind of Files need to be secure from prying eyes otherwise unauthorized access will occur and maybe something wrong will happen. Regarding this topic the frequently arising question is Which third-party tools is secure to protect files on windows 10?

Third-Party Tools:

TECH BYTE simple answer in this question is that there is no any trusted third-party tools to protect your file. Ignore all the logic because third-party always access you. Restoring to third-party applications might slow your system down with malware.

How to Lock Folders on Windows 10?

If you want to protect your folders you must need to go through the protocol of Microsoft Corporation.Inc. Windows has built-in support for basic password protection, letting you keep your files safe from prying eyes.Before getting started TECH BYTE wants to notify you that It is not intended for mission-critical or large-scale purpose, this is only simple and effective method and encrypt your file on own responsibility. So, here Simple Steps to Lock a Folder On Windows 10

Steps to Lock a Folder On Windows 10:

Step 1: Open Windows Explorer and select the folder you want to protect with Password then Right-Click on it.
Step 2: Click Properties and after that Click Advance.
Step 3: Check the box labeled “Encrypt contents to secure data” at the bottom of Advanced Attribute then Click OK.
Step 4: Upon returning to main window Click Apply On the “Confirm Attribute Changes” window, choose between “Apply changes to this folder only” or “Apply changes to this folder, sub folders and files then select OK.
Step 5: After that Encryption Key will appear then Click Back Up now.

Now, You are all set.

We hope these guidelines help to Set a Password Protection on Windows 10. If any queries arise regarding this topic then ICT BYTE recommend you to comment below. Here, we are always active to help you so don’t hesitate to share your doubt.

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