Closed How To: Password protect folders? Tags: Configuration Microsoft Customization Windows XP Last response: June 1, 2005 3:09 AM in Windows XP Share Anonymous May 31, 2005 7:04:04 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?) Hi to all, What would be the method to password protect an individual folder? WinXP Pro Thanks! More about : password protect folders Anonymous May 31, 2005 7:04:05 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?) You can't without a 3rd party program. Instead use individual profiles and permissions to control access: http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/private.htm -- Jupiter Jones [MVP] http://www3.telus.net/dandemar In memory of our dear friend, MVP Alex Nichol http://www.dts-l.org "Hosh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:%23dO7EOhZFHA.2124@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl... > Hi to all, > > What would be the method to password protect an individual folder? > WinXP Pro > > > Thanks! Dave June 1, 2005 3:09:33 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?) Hi, There are two ways: 1. How to set, view, change, or remove file and folder permissions in Windows XP: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308418&sd=tech 2. Use a third-party program to protect the folder: http://www.password-protect-software.com Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer arunringu10 September 24, 2013 11:37:41 PM yes you can password protect your personal folder in external drive. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to password protect local HD folders? Forum how can I put password protection to the folders in my 'wd passport' external harddisk Forum How to password protect just a folder? Forum password protect xp folders Forum XP Pro - Missing "Security" tab? Password protect folders? Forum password protect only certain folders or files Forum Can you password protect folders in Win2k? Forum Cannot Password Protect Folders??? Forum Password protect folders in XP? Forum Password Protect Folders Forum Password protect a folder in Vista? Forum How to protect shared folders to denie access from server Forum How can i Protect my Files and folders @ my Drive D Forum SolvedPassword protecting folders Forum How can I protect my folders and drive? Forum How can I password protect a flash drive and read the files when I don't have Admin Forum Password protect in shared folder Forum LAN Share Folders - NO Password? How to add Password/security? Forum How to password protect a drive in windows xp Forum How to password protect d drive in windows 7 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !