Creating Password Protected folder in Windows

Below Mentioned are some easy steps to Perform this Amazing Trick in your Windows PC.

Step 1:

Open Notepad and Paste the Below Code in it.

if EXIST “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST MyFolder goto MDMyFolder
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.
ren MyFolder “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
attrib +h +s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
echo Folder locked
goto End
echo Enter password to Unlock Your Secure Folder
set/p “pass=>”
if NOT %pass%== pass_word 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
echo Invalid password
goto end
md MyFolder
echo MyFolder created successfully
goto End

Note: the Default password is pass_word so if you want to change the password, simply replace pass_word in the above code with your own chosen password that you can remember.

Step 2:

Now save the Notepad file, name it “Lock.bat” and Choose “All Files” in Save type as.

Step 3:

Remember the Location where you save the file, now Double click on your Created file which will create a Folder there with the name “My Folder”

Step 4:

Now Copy paste all your important data and paste it in that Folder. Next Simply you have to Double click on the lock.bat file which we created. a CMD window will pop up just like below picture.

Step 5:
 Press “Y” and hit enter to lock the folder. You will see the My folder is now hidden and cant be seen.
Step 6:
To Unhide the folder, again double click on Lock.bat file, this time it will ask you the password so if you have not altered the above code then write “pass_word” and hit enter to unhide the folder.
If you Replaced pass_word with your own password then you will be needed to enter that password in the CMD to unlock the folder.
That it, we just created a password protected folder in windows by your own which will be helpful to you whenever you wish to hide your personal data from others.
Now here is a Small tip:
Once you Hide the Folder, Simply Cut paste the lock.bat file in your pendrive or any other location. Whenever you want to unhide the folder again simply Paste the Lock.bat file in your pc, double click and enter the password..
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