Downloading Private Folder 1.0Microsoft's Private Folder 1.0 lets users store files in an encrypted, password-protected folder. This gallery's 30-plus images show the installation process, Private Folder in action, and what happens with you uninstall the application.
You can download Private Folder 1.0 from Microsoft's Web site.
Read my blog for an explanation of why I believe Private Folder 1.0 could mean headaches for both IT pros and end-users.
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