How to Password protect Files and Folder in Windows

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Below are some of the questions that may be running quite frequently in everyone’s mind –

1)                   How to Lock Folder While working on Computer for added security in Windows OS.

2)                   How to password protect files and folders for.

3)                   How to encrypt or Decrypt Files and Folder.

Using AxCrypt you can easily password protect, encrypt or Decrypt files and folders for absolutely free. It is an excellent free encryption utility that enables users to encrypt all files within a folder and not allow those files to be viewed unless a password is known. Just download the utility and install. Now, To encrypt or password protect a file, right-click it and select AxCrypt/Encrypt. Enter the Passphrase or password. You are done. Now your file is password protected. To edit or view an encrypted file, just double-click it and enter the passphrase or password. To decrypt, right-click and select AxCrypt/Decrypt. Encrypted files have an AXX extension added to their names. The utility uses AES-128 and SHA-1 algorithms for encryption or Decryption.

AxCrypt encrypts files can be safely and easily sent to other users via e-mail or any other means. You may not be able to send the exe files via gmail for security reason. If you still want to send it via Gmail then, read my previous post on how to send exe files via Gmail.

AxCrypt is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; see the license for details. AxCrypt is translated into English, Danish, Swedish, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Spanish, French, Italian and Norwegian so chances are it speaks your preferred language.

Download – [AxCrypt Beta Version Size -1484 KB]


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