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is there anyway to set a password on a particularly sensitive folder on my pc? i dont mean just like the windows one where you can just click cancel and enter! it's a folder i contain all my passwords and account details in. thanks i have win xp btw
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Howdy:

XP Home or Pro??

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hey, its home, cheers
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Password your account and disable Simple File Sharing..

Right click on the file/folder in question and select "sharing".. make sure the do not share is ebabled..

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thanks ma man. i have passworded my account but id like to be able to let my family use the pc in my account when i am not in but just not be able to access a particular folder or two. is it possible when someone clicks to open a folder it will ask them for my password?
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You would have that option with XP Pro.. Why not just setup a guest account or power user account for them??

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yeah but its just cos my pc is left on when i am out the house so people can go on it, i just wish there was some way to password protect some folders, it doesnt sound that difficult. ah well

thanks anyway
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So, leave it on.. All you have to do is log out of your account!!

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