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    #500890 - 12/25/01 04:47 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)



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Re: locking a folder [Re: Anonymous]
    #501359 - 12/26/01 03:36 AM (16 years, 3 months ago)

Not to my knowledge Mr Big. However, I must tell you about a great product. Wanting something similar, I searched the web a few years back and came up with 'Folder Guard'. This utility not only locks folders, it completely hides them so no one can even tell that they exist.

I keep all my private folders this way... No one at home (kids) or at work (snoops, etc), will ever even know I have certain folders on my HD. Much less access them,


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Re: locking a folder [Re: Anonymous]
    #501829 - 12/26/01 10:48 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

You can do this perse, in that Win98 will allow you to hide folders. You will have to type in the actual location in the address box, i.e. c:\Windows\System32\hidden folder. The system does not prompt for a password, just allows you to hide filefolders.

Just right click on the filefolder (never tried hiding an exe, assume will work though!) Properties\Attributes -> HIdden.

Be warned however there is a work around to this!


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Re: locking a folder [Re: Anonymous]
    #575189 - 03/10/02 07:25 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

PGPDisk. It creates a file of whatever size that you want. When you open it with your passphrase it is then a folder that is assigned a drive letter and shows up in 'My Computer'. Like Z:
You put whatever you want in there then when you close it it's encrypted and disappears back to a file on your harddrive. It's an awesome program, I use it all the time.


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Re: locking a folder [Re: BuzzDoctor]
    #579547 - 03/15/02 11:54 AM (16 years, 1 month ago)

where can we get PGPdisk?


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Re: locking a folder [Re: KoOs]
    #579882 - 03/15/02 06:37 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

http://www.buzzdoctor.com/files/pgpv602.zip

This includes the entire PGP package, or you can choose to install pgpdisk by itself if you want.

Buzz


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Re: locking a folder [Re: BuzzDoctor]
    #580047 - 03/15/02 10:30 PM (16 years, 1 month ago)

Thank you.


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