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    security option for folder and file?

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    by heavenguy ·

    I am using Windows 98 SE version. I want to know what are the maximum security features to protect any folder and files in my system to avoid unauthorized used by other persons?

    Thanking you in advance.

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    • #3395336

      security option for folder and file?

      by saihib ·

      In reply to security option for folder and file?

      Security does not exist in Win 9X. If you want to keep people out of your files you’ll need either a 3rd party software solution or an OS with a NTFS file system.

      • #3394325

        security option for folder and file?

        by heavenguy ·

        In reply to security option for folder and file?

        But I am having Windows 98,SE, not Windows 2000 where I can apply security policy. I can make hidden file or folder in 98 but is there anyway to protect folders/files through password?

    • #3394082

      security option for folder and file?

      by peter johnstone ·

      In reply to security option for folder and file?

      Hi,
      Take a look at this site:

      http://www.handybits.com/easycrypto.htm

      It’s a good product that is free for personal use. You can also buy a license for comertial use.

      Regards,
      PJ

    • #3395632

      security option for folder and file?

      by desktop jinx ·

      In reply to security option for folder and file?

      The best you can do without third-party software is to use a startup password (set in your BIOS Setup), disable floppy & CD-ROM boot in BIOS and password-protect the BIOS settings, use a password on your screen saver, and make sure the folder can’t be reached by a network share. One or more of these steps may be frowned upon by your IT department. And they won’t stop a determined snooper with undisturbed physical access to your system. Removable media which you keep with you is also an option.
      However, for real local security, you need an operating system that supports it. There are no shortcuts.

    • #3454954

      security option for folder and file?

      by subasha ·

      In reply to security option for folder and file?

      Best option is to go for password encryption using Winzip as its less memmory intensive and freeware

    • #3517079

      security option for folder and file?

      by heavenguy ·

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