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Help my father password his files in WinXP

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by GearType2, Jan 6, 2003.

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  1. GearType2

    GearType2 Thread Starter

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    Ok, my Father isn't a computer genius and my ways to password his files get a little more involved then he really needs to get. Here's the deal:

    He wants to password a folder/file.
    It has to be very simple.
    It has to be secure.
    He is using Windows XP.

    Now if all fails and a simple enough program cannot be found I can always make one up nice and quick, not a problem, but I'd like as little work as possible this week :). Most programs I know of involve some kind of intricate fumbling through menus, which he doesn't need. A simple box, asking for a password before he can open a file would be nice.

    Any suggestions? Thanks for any help given :)
     
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    Not standard part of XP, home

    Is built in to XP pro, so get XP pro


    other add on programmes do exist but tend not to be particularly effective

    Derek
     
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