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Win98 file access security

By lcw ·
I have a win98 laptop which is shared by multiple users.I would like have password level access authentication on certain file folders.For etc whoever have the password for that particular file only can access to that particular file.

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by stuart_at_oz In reply to Win98 file access securit ...

Win98 does not support this level of security.....

best bet is to either upgrade to NT/W2000/XP or purchase a third party encryption software.

(Come to think of it, W98 doesn't support much in the way security!)

Stu

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by RknRlKid In reply to Win98 file access securit ...

You can put password access to folders in Windows 98, but there are limitations. Windows 98 only supports share level security which is different from NT/2000/XP user level security.

Go to the Windows 98 help files and look up "shared folders." You can share folders with a password and limit it to a certain group or individuals. Look at the entries on "creating" and "controlling access to."

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by FunInAlaska In reply to Win98 file access securit ...

You can set up security through a number of software, some are TwiekUI, and Internet Guard Dog. ZDnet, download has trial software to see if that particular program meets your needs.
The programs restricts total access, especially to the Control Panel, and folders.
Hope this helps, Kim
my web site explains it in more detail
http://www.KimsKomputerKorner.com

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