Windows is the Operating System most use in the world today. But it comes not include features to protect files and folder. Someone want their files and folder keep safe with Password-protected. i.e videos “you know what I mean”
If you want to give a password on the folder, you could use with third-party Apps. But any another solution is encrypting the folder. in this article, we will give the guide to encrypt folders and files on all Windows OS.
Before you want to encrypt any document, please create backup files to avoid if you lost the password in the future.
How to Encrypt folder or file on Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10
1. Select the folder or file you want to encrypt.
2. Right-click the file or folder and tap Properties.
3. Click Advanced Button.
4. Check the box “Encrypt contents to secure data“.
5. Choose Apply and then click OK.
Note: If you can’t select “Encrypt contents to secure data” It means you on the Home edition of Windows.
Source: Protect Folder Without Password