How To: Password protect a folder on Windows Vista

Password protect a folder on Windows Vista

In this tutorial, we learn how to password protect a folder on Windows Vista. To do this, you will first need to have WinRAR downloaded on your computer, you can get it here: https://download.cnet.com/WinRAR-32-bit/3000-2250_4-10007677.html. Next, you will right click on your screen and click "new" and "folder". Then, you will rename your folder to anything you'd like. From here, you will right click and then click "add to archive". Then, go to advanced and set password from the toolbar. Enter in the password of your choice, then click on "encrypt file names". From here, you will be able to delete the old folder, and then type in your password.

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