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Hi to all,

What would be the method to password protect an individual folder?
WinXP Pro


Thanks!
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  1. 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

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    Jupiter Jones [MVP]
    http://www3.telus.net/dandemar
    In memory of our dear friend, MVP Alex Nichol
    http://www.dts-l.org


    "Hosh" <1@2.com> 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!
  2. 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
  3. yes you can password protect your personal folder in external drive.
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