How to hide a folder and protect it with password in windows 7

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 Hi friends,today i am going to tell you that how you can hide your personal data without any use of third  part software.By this method you can also protect your data to access other one.In this method you can hide folder and their content to other one even if yourself. If anyone see than he can’t access your data or information.You will Hide your Files without any trace that you have hided something in you Computer.I will show you Two methods to do this.In second way you will to make own Folder lock software.

1.Steps For Hide Your Data in Your Window 7 Computer:-

  Step 1:select your Files or Folders which you want to hide.
 Step 2:right click on it and select Properties from   pop up
window.
 Step 3:select Hidden in attribute which is at bottom.show 
in picture
check Hidden option
step 4:press apply button then ok and again ok.
step 5:again perform step 2 and select security tab.as show in picture above.
step 6:in group and user name select anyone and then click at Edit button below 
it.
step 7:below edit button or permission for authenticated user. select full control in deny side.
step 8:press apply and then ok 
step 9:go to your Hidden folder,left side below menu bar organize button click on it and then 
go to folder and search option.
step 10:click on view tab and then click don’t show hidden files,folders and drives.
it is less secure because anyone who knows these trick, he can open your hidden folder.But next is much better than previous but in this you will have to remember some code or Folder name.


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2.step to hide your folder with a password making own folder locker.

step 1:make a folder name it what you want and move your files which one you want to hide.
step 2:then open your notepad, write below code and save it somthing.bat. Save it in newly created folder.

                               @echo off
                               attrib +h +s [your folder name]

step 3:after this open it,click on it and refresh your computer.your folder will not visible now.
step 4:for making a password protected folder write below code and save it like step 2 with differ name.It is optional

                             @echo off
                               color 0a
                              set pass=[your password here]
                              set /p ui=
                              if %pass%==%ui% (goto A)
                              echo wrong password
                               pause
                                exit
                               :A
                              start [your folder name is here]

when you will click on folder,it will ask password then your folder will open but only for you.
step 5:If you want to make the folder visible then write the code below and save as step 4.
                               
                                @echo off
                                attrib -h -s [your folder name]

step 6:after all operation remember your password and folder name and Delete all .bat file.when you want to access your hidden folder write “start [folder name]” and save it as step 4.after use delete it.

Here Folder name is import if anyone know your hidden folder name then he can open your folder using step:6. So remember it and delete all .bat file.
Here I upload a Video for guiding you.

Now you tell me what is your way to hide your Folders or you do it some other better way. Comment below and acknowledge me and others.

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