Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?
You can password protect compressed (zipped) folders in windows
XP. Take a look here for the procedure:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;306531&sd=tech
Make sure that you use a password that will be easy for you to
remember but not easy to guess. If you lose the password you will
be unable to access your files.
"garyw" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I've got xp home edition and am the only user. I don't want a
> for my entire computer, but I would like to have passwords for
> a few
> folders and files. How do you set up a password for only one
> or two
> folders? thanks