Password Protecting Folders

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Smoke286, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. Smoke286

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    I have Windows XP Pro, I want to password protect a folder containing sensitive Union documents so my children can't access them, or more importantly accidentally delete them. I have tried Windows help but dont seem to be able to find it. Can any one help?
     
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  3. Smoke286

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    We do have several profiles, but they are not password protected. What I would like to do, rather then have to go to all that trouble is put a password on that particular folder
     
  4. rushm001

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    You could always zip the files up using winzip and put a password on the archive. Or just set file permissions so that only one particular user can open them.
     
  5. Smoke286

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    Thats an idea, but since I have to use them everyday , a bit of a bother
     
  6. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    why not buy a usb flash drive and store them on that.
     
  7. Smoke286

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    Buy?

    Maybe if the union were to pay for it.