Windows 2000....Can you password protect folders?

Silverado2000

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#1
Does anyone know how to password protect folders in Win2000 so that ANYONE that tries to access the folder must supply a password?......Thx in advance.
 
#2
You will need a third party application to do that.

Edit: you can set up compressed Zip Folders with password protection using WinAce or WinZip.
 
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RabidPenguin

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#3
All NTFS based OS's use user level security. Users will not have access to a folder or share unless you give it to them. No need for passworded folders.
 

Enyo

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#4
Re: Re: Windows 2000....Can you password protect folders?

People just dont seem to want to take the time to setup NTFS permissions anymore :(.

For that extra layer of security why not use EFS?? Providing you want only your account and the local administrator to be able to access the data.
 

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