How to Create/Make Password Protected Folder In Windows

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Creating Password Protect Folder

1. Open notepad and copy below code and paste it into the notepad.

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cls

@ECHO OFF

title coolhacking-tricks.blogspot.com

if EXIST “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” goto UNLOCK

if NOT EXIST MyFolder goto MDMyFolder

:CONFIRM

echo Are you sure to lock this folder? (Y/N)

set/p “cho=>”

if %cho%==Y goto LOCK

if %cho%==y goto LOCK

if %cho%==n goto END

if %cho%==N goto END

echo Invalid choice.

goto CONFIRM

:LOCK

ren MyFolder “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”

attrib +h +s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”

echo Folder locked

goto End

:UNLOCK

echo Enter password to Unlock Your Secure Folder

set/p “pass=>”

if NOT %pass%== coolhacks goto FAIL

attrib -h -s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”

ren “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” MyFolder

echo Folder Unlocked successfully

goto End

:FAIL

echo Invalid password

goto end

:MDMyFolder

md MyFolder

echo MyFolder created successfully

goto End

:End

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2. Now save the notepad file name lock.bat

How To Cancel Password protection

You might be thinking that anyone can access the password by opening that lock.bat file in Notepad or any other text editor.To make it more secure hide lock.bat in some secure location after following the above tutorial To access the secured file double-click on lock.bat.I would suggest copying lock.bat file into Pen drive and copying it into your computer whenever you required to access to your protected files.