Wednesday, 25 November 2015

How To Lock Your Folder Without Any Software By Using Lock Folder Free Method

Posted by Gopala Krishnan

We are storing more important and sensitive information such as bank credit card details, account details, photos, and any other important personal information in our computer. Sometimes your laptop is stolen by someone So to avoid that situation you must protect your data from unauthorized users. Nowadays plenty of software’s and applications are available for secure our data. In another hand, I will show you a simple method for lock folder free method without using any software. Now I will share and show you, how to lock folder free without using any application or software to secure your data.

Steps to lock folder free without using any software's:

Step 1:  Download the code from the internet just types locker.bat file in your browser else copies the bellow code.  
cls 
@ECHO OFF
title Folder Private
if EXIST "HTG Locker" goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST Private goto MDLOCKER
:CONFIRM
echo Are you sure you want to lock the folder(Y/N)
set/p "cho=>"
if %cho%==Y goto LOCK
if %cho%==y goto LOCK
if %cho%==n goto END
if %cho%==N goto END
echo Invalid choice.
goto CONFIRM
:LOCK
ren Private "HTG Locker"
attrib +h +s "HTG Locker"
echo Folder locked
goto End
:UNLOCK
echo Enter password to unlock the folder
set/p "pass=>"
if NOT %pass%== PASSWORD_GOES_HERE goto FAIL
attrib -h -s "HTG Locker"
ren "HTG Locker" Private
echo Folder Unlocked successfully
goto End
:FAIL
echo Invalid password
goto end
:MDLOCKER
md Private
echo Private created successfully
goto End
:End

Step 2: Save the file into filename.bat extension store the batch file at any location your wish (example: I will save the lock.bat file in desktop).
Step 3: Now you will open and edit the .bat file you will change the PASSWORD-GOES-HERE line. At the line, you will enter the password and then save the bat file.
Step 4: Next step you will create the new folder and move the lock.bat file inside that new folder.
Step 5: Double click the lcok.bat file, one directory will be created. (In below image private directory will be created inside the new folder)
Step 6: Create the file you want to protect it.( I will create the file name as TechnoTday)
Step 7: Run the lock.bat file then it will show the command prompt box. From that, you will press the “y”. After entering the key, the file will be hidden.

Step 8: That's all your file will be protected now.

How to see the protected file when I am needed?

The above procedure is used to lock your folder without any software. The hidden files are not seen by anyone. If You want to see your hidden files follow my simple steps.
Step 1: Just run the lock.bat file again. 
Step 2: Enter the correct password for the locked file now your hidden file will be changed into view status (You will see the hidden private file will appear in the below image). This is one of the best methods for lock folder free when you need.

 Conclusion:

Today we are discussing more details about how to lock folder free without using any software. It is one of the excellent methods for security provides over the folder. I don’t use any locking folder software instead used notepad with some code hide the folder from third party views more easily. I hope my step by step procedure enable to guidance for all of them who want a password to protect their folders.

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