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horlor44

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I have an external Maxtor 250Gb drive and I would like to create a folder that is for banking ,statements and stuff,can I password protect it from from others? .And ,can I do the same on my desktop in XP?
Any help would be great..Thanks in advance
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in XP if you try to set a password for a folder, it'll create an entire user account whose p/w is the one you supplied. the folder will be accessible only through that account.

if you don't want that, you could try FolderLock. it's proprietary software, but wicked cool. it creates a virtual 'safe' which only you can lock/unlock with a password. all files in safe are totally hidden when locked, even if you enable 'viewing hidden files'. :tazz: it doesn't register on anything at all. hope this helps.
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Thanks for that,is Folderlock the brandname of the software?also I used to get E-Mail notifications when I got a reply to a query, but dont anymore.Im finding it tricky to find my replys..Thanks a lot
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yes FolderLock's the name of the soft. still, best way to secure your files is to not let others[you don't trust] use your pc.

as for your notifications, your email service might be sending them to your bulk[or some such] folder, or you could've unsubscribed to your topics. if u haven't, you can always go to 'my controls > view topics' when you login at geekstogo.
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