Folder lock without any software!


To Lock a folder in windows XP without any software. Follow the steps Below.

To Lock a folder in windows XP without any software. Follow the steps Below.



Make a Folder in C drive rename it as "abc" without quotes.

Now open Command Prompt from Start Menu.

Type "attrib +s +h C:\abc" without quotes and press enter.

This command will Make your folder invisble and it can not be seen even in hidden files and folders

To make it visible again type "attrib -s -h C:\abc"

You can lock any other folder also by changing the location C:\abc to address of your folder.


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Comments

Author: SethuRaman03 Feb 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Hi

Its a nice tip

Here some more useful command

TO view all the hidden files using command prompt

> dir /ah

this command show all the hidden files in selected directory

these are some attrib commands
+ Sets an attribute.
- Clears an attribute.
R Read-only file attribute.
A Archive file attribute.
S System file attribute.
H Hidden file attribute.
/S Processes files in all directories in the specified path.
/D Process folders as well.

Regards
Sethu
Make a new path where you need.. don't search for path

Author: Jahaber Sathik J H03 Feb 2011 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 0

Thanks for ur Tips!!

Guest Author: Takhin02 May 2012

Son of a gun, this is so helpufl!



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