16 October 2017  John Weaver  Senior Program Developer
 

Summary

How protect some folders in your Windows account being spied by the other administrator? Try professional data protection software Renee File Protector! 2 different lock methods are waiting for you!


How to lock the folder to prevent other’s prying eyes? How to prevent other account with administrator privilege in the same computer to visit these data without permission?
With the promotion of Windows 10, some of the Windows users upgrade the system to Windows 10. Also some people purchased a new computer with Windows 10 installed. But no matter which Windows version we are using, we still have the need to protect our private data and sensitive information.
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Best solution is lock these folder which sensitive data in with professional data protection software – Renee File Protector. Download free version and protect your folders and files which contain sensitive data now!
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Professional Data Protection Software – Renee File Protector

  • 3 simple steps you can finish the protection.
  • Designed for maximum convenience!
  • Unlimited number of private storage vaults.
  • Incredibly easy-to-use. Even for first-time computer users.
  • You can also password protect your programs, DVD-Rom from others access.
  • Activity monitor automatically suspends access to open files on timeouts or hibernation.
  • Simply drag and drop target into the list and change the data condition whenever you want.
  • Master password and individual password are both available when you want to password protect folders or files.

How to Lock Folder in Windows 10 with Renee File Protector

Lock with Master Password of Renee File Protector
(Folder encrypted through this plan will not be password-protected after the uninstallation of Renee File Protector.)

Step 1: Launch Renee File Protector and click “Hard disk” then “Lock File”.

lock function

Step 2: Click “Lock Folder” and then select the target folder in the pop up browser.

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Step 3: When you want to open the protected folders, you will be required the master password.

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Besides, you can also right click the target folder and select “Lock (Deny read + run + write)”. Enter the master password in the pop-up window. Then whole encrypt process will be finished.
Lock with Master Password of Renee File Protector
Folders locked through this function will still under protection even Renee File Protector is uninstalled.

Step 1: Right-click the target folder, select “Renee File Protector” in the menu and then click “Encrypt a copy” or “Encrypt to *exe”.

Menu Encrypt

Step 2: Please enter the independent password in the pop-up window. (Please remember the password.)

Encrypt exe

Step 3: Safe delete the source folder.

After the lock process finished, the source folder will still reserve. So you need to safe delete it with “Shred and delete it” function of Renee File Protector.

Shred-and-deleted

Step 4: Enter the independent password.

When you run or extract the password-protected folder, you will be required to enter the password you set when encrypt the folder.

EXTRACT PASSWORD
Take the first step to protect your personal folder in Windows 10 with folder lock software – Renee File Protector now! Download it!
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