1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

Password protected folder/file in Windows 7 ?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by RuskiSnajper, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. RuskiSnajper

    RuskiSnajper

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2009
    Messages:
    1,608 (0.79/day)
    Thanks Received:
    231
    Location:
    slovenia , europe
    Simply

    I would like windows to ask for a password when ANYBODY opens up a "password protected folder" , nothing more. This is an epic fail for win7 to not have a native feature like this , ... workaround?


    -no freaking external programs
    -no encryption
    -not via policy settings (usless for network users)
    -the web is full of nooby-youtube videos and cheap 123 advert-sites which includes: external programs, zip arcihves, other useless stuff ... but there's some command prompt instructions which i didn't tried yet.


    The folder is shared on the network that's why is currently useless to use security policy.

    Unless you find a way to select other network users via security policy.

    I never found a way to link another PC with the user of another , the "locations" is always from local computer , that's stupid.

    There's also an option to "encrypt contents to secure data" ... that should automatically make a password protected , but it's totally useless , that's the password it takes from the user account passworld , plus , it's encrypting , it will take 22 hours to encrypt a 225 GB folder, which i need FAST accesss and not for archival.
     

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)

Share This Page