How to password protect a folder in Windows 8

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Learn how to password protect a file in Windows 8!

Link for the locker.bat code:


  1. Nice try but files are still not safe as same password can be viewed/changed without knowing old password, To change password:Step1 : Instead of double clicking the icon created  of "locker.bat",  right click on it Step 2: Edit the password.. Step 3: Now double click the icon created  of "locker.bat" and enter new passwordNow anyone who creates private folder will be able to access the folder with their new password or see your old password!Further no permission is required before deleting your access to all your private file by just deleting icon created  of "locker.bat"Better luck next time….

  2. i've done it. but i have a problem that if anybody delete this .bat file and all of my personal data is in that locker and locker will open in the case that i'll use .bat file.
    and file is deleted then how will i be able to access my data in .bat file's locker???

  3. It have one defect to you can copy same code and paste in that folder with your choice password then save it accordingly.. Any one can find it.. OR search for the files that have been locked you can find it!!

  4. hey, i hve an issue i followed all the instructions given by you. but when i tried to unlock d folder again after entering my password but d folder isnt opening. and moreover i deleted dat folder from every where else…will u plz hlp me out.i will be thnkful to uh…..

  5. When I double click locker.bat file windows command says -'title' is not recognised as an internal or external command,operable programme or batch file Are you sure you want to lock 'folder ' is not recognised as an internal or external command, operable programme or batch file > y

  6. jab maine windows 7 ultimate mein Yeh procedure aajmaya to command unit me Japan password dalna hai wo rukti nahi hai, please muze bataye ki aapnne Notepad me jo password lagane wali command copy & paste ki hai wo kahan se download karen?

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