27 October 2017  Amanda J. Brook  Senior Product Manager
 

Summary

Even in Windows 10, we still have the demand of protecting private data or something important. Now you can enjoy to protect them with the password just you know! Safe and easy to use.


Computer has been an important role in our daily life. It is very common that we save confidential files or private data inside the computer. But when we have to share the computer with others, how to prevent others from accessing these data accidentally?
Locking the folders which include sensitive files is an effective barrier to keep unauthorized users from accessing to these data. But how can we protect these data in new Windows 10? Professional folder lock software – Renee File Protector is here to help. Unlike the build-in Microsoft Password protection tech, Renee File Protector will still protect your folder even using the same administrator account.
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More about Renee File Protector

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With Professional Renee File Protector, you can

Renee File Protector
  • Master all your password protected files, folders and even partitions with only one master password!
  • Enjoy all function like lock, hide, password protection, encrypt, monitor and safe delete.
  • Password protect files/folders in external memory device and shared folder.
  • Get completely data protection across whole Windows platforms including Windows 10. Secure your privacy data without slowing your computer down.
Compatibles with: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP
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3 Steps Password Protect Folder in Windows 10

Preparation before encryption:

Download Renee File Protector and install it.

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The first time you use Renee File Protector, you will be required to set your master password and the email address.
What to do if you forget the master password after setting? Click to get more about how to find the master password back.
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Lock with Master Password of Renee File Protector
(Folder encrypted with this way will not be password-protected after the uninstallation of Renee File Protector.)

Step 1: Launch Renee File Protector and click “Lock File” in “Hard Disk” item.

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

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Step 3: If you want to open the protected folders, please right click the folder and select “Unlock” in Renee File Protector item. Then please enter the master password in the pop up window.

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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 Independent Password
Folders locked through this function will still under protection even Renee File Protector is uninstalled. Besides, unlike locking folder with the master password, you can set different password for different folders.

Step 1: Right-click the folder you want to protect with password. Select “Renee File Protector” in the menu and then click “Encrypt a copy” or “Encrypt to *exe”.

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Step 2: Please enter the independent password you want to set for this folder in the pop-up window. (Please remember the password because it is unrecoverable.)

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Step 3: Safe delete the source folder.

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

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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
Renee File Protector is so easy-to-use. Even you are a newbie, you can master it in a short time! No need of any professional knowledge. Start to protect folder on your Windows 10 now!
Free version of professional data protection software – Renee File Protector is available now! Download and have a try now!
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