If you want secure protection of files and folders on your PC running Windows, Folder Lock does a wonderful job of keeping your secret files and folders secure. Not only can you protect files by locking them, but an added layer of security enabled you to encrypt them using a 256-bit encryption! In the free version of this program, you can protect up to ¼ of available drive space with encryption with the full version being limited to how much disk space you have.
The interface is simple and eye-pleasing, making Folder Lock a pleasure to use. When using the program, you have the option to run this application in a secret stealth mode which hides the process on your system from snooping eyes.
Beware, once you start hiding and locking folders on your personal computer, it becomes a little bit addictive making you want to continue hiding, encrypting and locking files just for the heck of it. The full version comes with a couple of extra skins which please the eye.
If you do end up having an intruder (like a jelous boyfriend or girlfriend or kids) on your system, Folder Lock will actually completely lock them out, forcing the computer to shut off after so-many failed attempts to access your precious hidden files and folders.
The program supports protection on regular hard drives, memory sticks, burnt CDs/DVDs and floppies.
The newest version in Folder Lock 7.0 includes many new and improved features including backing up files and an optional subscription service with NewSoftwares.
From NewSoftwares:Folder Lock lets you lock, hide and/or encrypt private files, folders, pictures, documents from intruders, hackers, co-workers, kids, spyware, worms, viruses and from network computers and internet hackers. With a fool-proof and very sophisticated protection method, the locked/encrypted files are highly secure. Lets you secure files on USB Flash Drive, Memory Sticks, Pen Drives, Floppies and even CD-RW. Its fast, reliable, portable, powerful and convenient.Folder Lock 7.5.1
is licensed as Shareware
for the Windows operating system / platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period ends. Folder Lock is available to all software users as a free download (Shareware) with potential restrictions and is not necessarily the download of the full version.
Folder Lock Virus and Malware Tests:
For security reasons, you should also check out the Folder Lock virus and malware test
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