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How to Lock a Folder on Windows 10 (With Password)

In today’s post, we will learn how to Password protect windows 10 files and folders, lock a computer folder and how to require a password in a computer folder. If you are using a Windows laptop or computer, after reading this post, you can easily lock any folder on your computer with a password.
In fact, we have already posted about how to hide a file folder on a Windows computer if you want, but a person who is well versed in computers can easily find the hidden file folder.
So if you put the password in any of your user folders, he will not be able to unlock your PC folder no matter how big the computer is. Unlike hackers, I’m talking about ordinary computer users. Anyway, let’s see how to lock a computer folder.
Lock folder with Password
Lock folder with Password

How to lock the computer folder

Today we will use the software for this purpose. There is so much software on the internet that can be used to easily lock folders, but most of the software is paid, so even if you want to use them is not easy to make money. So today I will tell you about two free software that you can use to lock folders for free.

Using WinRAR software

If you are a computer user, then you must have heard of WinRAR software because it is very useful software, especially for Windows computers. So you want to be able to lock any of your folders using this software.

Step 1: To do this you must first download and install the WinRAR software if you do not already have it on your PC
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Step 2:  After downloading and installing the software, right-click on the folder you want to lock and then click the Add to archive .. button below.
Step 3: Now a new box will open in front of you. From there you enter the name of your folder and click on Set Password and click on OK with the password you want to enter.

 

Folder lock windows

Step 4: Now you need to open the RAR file to open the folder that you have locked.
So if you want, you can follow these tips and lock any folder you need for free.

How to lock folders using Lock a folder software

Step 1: First of all, click on the link below. Download the software. It is a very small software.
Step 2: After downloading the software, open it.
Step 3: Now after opening the software you have to give a master password and for that, you have to click on “YES”.
Step 4: Now you click on Change it with the master password.
Step 5: Click Lock a Folder to lock the folder now.
Step 6: Click Next with the master password you provided.
Step 7: Now to select the folder that you want to lock, select the folder from Solt 1 and click on Lock it. Will be locked.
Folder lock with password

Step 8: To unlock the folder, click on Unlock Folder, then select the folder of the slot that you want to unlock and click on Unlock. Enter the password that will be unlocked.

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