Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-11-2006, 05:05 PM   #1
BSOD
 
King of Kings's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,072
Question putting a lock on a folder

If you even can,how do you do it?
__________________

King of Kings is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2006, 05:07 PM   #2
Daemon Poster
 
uid=[0]'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 906
Send a message via Yahoo to uid=[0]
Default Re: putting a lock on a folder

Like password protect certain folders?
__________________

__________________
"Security is nothing more than a thought that makes you sleep well at night." - Me
MCSE/MCSA
Security+/Network+
Wireless Network Security Spec.
uid=[0] is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2006, 05:10 PM   #3
Golden Master
 
borat_sagdiyev's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 8,986
Send a message via AIM to borat_sagdiyev Send a message via MSN to borat_sagdiyev
Default Re: putting a lock on a folder

yeah, plz tell me too.
__________________
Core 2 Duo e4500 2.2ghz @ 2.8ghz
evga 650i ultra
2gb 400mhz ram OC'ed to 450
evga geforce 7600GT overclocked
borat_sagdiyev is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2006, 05:13 PM   #4
Daemon Poster
 
uid=[0]'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 906
Send a message via Yahoo to uid=[0]
Default Re: putting a lock on a folder

Give me a few and ill make a guide.
__________________
"Security is nothing more than a thought that makes you sleep well at night." - Me
MCSE/MCSA
Security+/Network+
Wireless Network Security Spec.
uid=[0] is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2006, 05:13 PM   #5
BSOD
 
MarxSoccer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,999
Send a message via ICQ to MarxSoccer Send a message via AIM to MarxSoccer Send a message via MSN to MarxSoccer Send a message via Yahoo to MarxSoccer
Default Re: putting a lock on a folder

Don't think you can, but if you use Winrar you can put a pw on the .rar
MarxSoccer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2006, 05:20 PM   #6
Daemon Poster
 
uid=[0]'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 906
Send a message via Yahoo to uid=[0]
Default Re: putting a lock on a folder

Ok here it goes.

Make a folder that you want to be secure, and send it to a compressed .zip file

Then open the zip file by double clicking it. Select File>Add Password

Enter the password you would like to use.


and your done. and all using windows.
__________________
"Security is nothing more than a thought that makes you sleep well at night." - Me
MCSE/MCSA
Security+/Network+
Wireless Network Security Spec.
uid=[0] is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2006, 06:01 PM   #7
BSOD
 
King of Kings's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,072
Default Re: putting a lock on a folder

wow great,thanks man
King of Kings is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2006, 06:03 PM   #8
Daemon Poster
 
uid=[0]'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 906
Send a message via Yahoo to uid=[0]
Default Re: putting a lock on a folder

Sure no prob, Hope that is what you were looking for.
__________________
"Security is nothing more than a thought that makes you sleep well at night." - Me
MCSE/MCSA
Security+/Network+
Wireless Network Security Spec.
uid=[0] is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2006, 06:05 PM   #9
Daemon Poster
 
PerfectSK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 982
Default Re: putting a lock on a folder

Great guide, uid=[0]. Never knew that before.
__________________
Rig -- Emachines T5026, 3.06ghz P4, 300W Bestec PSU, 160 sata hd, 512mb dual channel 3200 ram @ 3-3-5-8, ATI Radeon 9250 pci, dual layer 16x dvd+/-rw.
PerfectSK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2006, 06:07 PM   #10
Daemon Poster
 
uid=[0]'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 906
Send a message via Yahoo to uid=[0]
Default Re: putting a lock on a folder

ty, Not a problem, Tried to make it simple and gave a visual so that it would be easy to understand for anyone.
__________________

__________________
"Security is nothing more than a thought that makes you sleep well at night." - Me
MCSE/MCSA
Security+/Network+
Wireless Network Security Spec.
uid=[0] is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:01 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0