In order to protect some of your important folders from unauthorized access, you can surely use Password Protect policies. By using this, the Unauthorized users cannot have any access to read, delete or modify your data files without your permission.
But unfortunately, Windows does not come up with the feature of Password Protection. For that, you have to install third party software. But don’t need to worry guys, this article will help you to learn, How to Password Protect a Folder in Windows 10, by performing the detailed steps as explained below.
Steps to Password Protect a Folder in Windows 10
Step 1: Select the folder that you want to password protect and right click on that folder, then go to “Add to archive” option.
Step 3: It will further ask you to enter the password, just type your password in a password field, and again re-enter the password for the verification. Don’t forget to check on “Encrypt file names” box.
Then click on “OK”, so as to get your folder safely locked.
Step 4: You may find its WinRAR file, just double click on it and then enter your password.
Step 5: Enter the password for the encrypted file and click on “OK” button.
Step 6: Once you have entered the password, you may find the WinRAR file.
Before password protecting any folder, do create a backup of that folder in case you forget the password in the future.
That’s all, guys. Keep reading.