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Making folders private?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by LRH, Jan 22, 2006.

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  1. LRH

    LRH Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    If somebody could help me with this id much appreciate it.... (y)

    Ive recently added a limited user account to windows XP Pro

    I have drive C (Operating system)
    And drive F (Storage)

    On drive F i have various very important files that i need to keep safe meaning some
    of the folders need to be private and that my limited user dosnt have access to them...

    I know about the right click and make private but the make private option isnt highlighted?

    Im quite stuck on what to do?
     
  2. michael_jii

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    hope that helps :)
     
  3. LRH

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    Thanks for that but the "make this folder private" box is grey and wont let me select it?
     
  4. LRH

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    I have noticed third party software programs that can password protect folders...

    Can anyone reccomend one?
     
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    Yes it does. :)

    If your thread is solved:
     
  10. JohnWill

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    You can also encrypt the folder(s) for additional security. I recommend you make SURE you save your encryption credentials on a floppy or other separate media if you use encryption, but your data will be very secure from access by the limited account.
     
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