In your Windows 8 computer, you may have lot of things that you never wish share with others. So, in order to keep such information protected from other users, locking a folder is a good option. It is the safest and easiest way to lock folder with password on Windows 8 to protect your privacy and important data from unauthenticated hands.
Although, there is no built-in feature is available with Windows 8 system to make a folder locked with password, but we have an alternative trick for you to protect your confidential data from outsiders. Just practice this small piece of code and make it possible to lock folder with password on Windows 8. Let me show, how to utilize this technique to lock a folder with password protection on Windows 8.
title Folder Private
if EXIST "HTG Locker" goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST Private goto MDLOCKER
echo Are you sure you want to lock the folder(Y/N)
if %cho%==Y goto LOCK
if %cho%==y goto LOCK
if %cho%==n goto END
if %cho%==N goto END
echo Invalid choice.
ren Private "HTG Locker"
attrib +h +s "HTG Locker"
echo Folder locked
echo Enter password to unlock folder
if NOT %pass%== PASSWORD_GOES_HERE goto FAIL
attrib -h -s "HTG Locker"
ren "HTG Locker" Private
echo Folder Unlocked successfully
echo Invalid password
echo Private created successfully
Often Windows user try this technique to make a folder password protected and hidden from others but is not a perfect way, since any experienced user can unhide this folder and read password from locker.bat file.
Remo MORE, the best way to lock folders with password on Windows 8 system!
If you want the best protection against unwanted access to your sensitive information, use Remo MORE application to lock a folder with password. An advanced tool that is comprises of smart feature to lock a folder with password. Also, you can utilize this program to make a drive password protected. This software can be employed to make folders and drives password protected on all major versions of Windows OS.
Steps to use Remo More for folder locking: