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password protect a folder

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by abermapman, Jan 25, 2007.

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  1. abermapman

    abermapman Thread Starter

    Dec 23, 2004
    Could anyone tell me how to password protect a folder in word? Help tells you how to do it for a file, but not a folder.
  2. cwwozniak

    cwwozniak Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

    Nov 28, 2005
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    I don't believe that MS-Word includes any support for applying password protection to a folder. It will only control password protection for individual Word files.

    Windows XP Professional on an NTFS formatted hard drive allows you to encrypt a folder so that its contents can only be opened by the user that encrypted it. Any other user of the computer can look inside the folder but is blocked from opening or copying any files in the folder.
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    Dec 9, 2004
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