5 Free Tools to Lock/Hide Your Files and Folders With Ease

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Tools to Lock/Hide Your Files and FoldersDo you share your computer or laptop with your other family members or friends? If yes, then you are risking your private data from unauthorized access or your data may get deleted by mistake. I am sure that you don’t want other peoples to peep into your confidential things, right? I don’t like either. Therefore, folder protection tool is crucial to keep your data safe.

Here I have highlighted a score of folder protection applications that works on Windows platform PC and the best thing about these tools are that they are absolutely FREE!!!

1. Folder Protection

Folder Protection is a powerful and easy-to-use program for encrypting and protecting your data. You can encrypt any folder including flash disk and removable hard disk.


Tools to Lock/Hide Your Files and Folders

Download Folder Protection v4.8 Now | 366KB

2. Free Hide Folder

 

It’s actually very easy to hide a folder with Free Hide Folder. It takes only a few mouse clicks. First, you need to run Free Hide Folder, locate and select the folder you want to hide, and then click Hide Folder button to hide folders.

Tools to Lock/Hide Your Files and Folders

Download Free Hide Folder Now | 742KB

3. My Lockbox

 

My Lockbox is extremely easy to use. You can set the lockbox location and the password during the setup procedure. After the setup is done, lockbox will be hidden and locked until you enter the valid password. My Lockbox Control Panel allows you easily change basic lockbox parameters: lockbox location, protection status, password.

Tools to Lock/Hide Your Files and Folders
Download My Lockbox Now | 1.27MB

4. Folder Latch

Tools to Lock/Hide Your Files and Folders

Download Folder Latch 6.0.0.5 | 1.43MB

5. Microsoft Private Folder

Tools to Lock/Hide Your Files and Folders
Note : Microsoft Private Folder is provided specifically for genuine Windows customers, and requires genuine Windows validation in order to download.

Download Microsoft Private Folder | 1.06MB

P.S. : Oh yes, don’t forget to protect your priceless xxx movies collections. 🙂

Steve Yu is a technology blogger with ten years blogging experience under his belt. He is the founder of MyTechQuest.com or just MTQ.