How to protect folder without software

How to protect folder without software


There are a lot of methods that you can use to create a password protected folder, most of which require the use of some third party software. Using this neat method you can hide your folders with a quick batch script.

It’s important to note that this will not actually conceal your data from somebody who knows what they are doing.

Protect folder without software

simple steps to create protected folder without software

Open Notepad and Copy code given below into it.



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Save the notepad file as lock.bat (.bat is must)

Now double click on lock.bat and a new folder will be created with name MyFolder

Copy all your data you want to protect in that New folder

Now double click on lock.bat and when command prompt appears Type Y and press enter.

Now MyFolder will be hidden from you view, to access that folde double click on lock.bat

It will ask for password enter your password and done. (Default password is swot)

To change the password replace type your password with new password in the above code

Now the files are protected without any software

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