Lock a Folder in Windows XP

When we want to protect our folder from other user, we have only one way that is to lock it. But most of windows users do not know how to lock a folder. So give tips for it.

To Lock a folder in windows XP without any software. Follow the steps Below.
  1. Make a Folder in C drive rename it as "abc" without quotes.
  2. Now open Command Prompt from Start Menu.
  3. Type "attrib +s +h C:\abc" without quotes and press enter.
  4. This command will Make your folder invisble and it can not be seen even in hidden files and folders
  5. To make it visible again type "attrib -s -h C:\abc"
  6. You can lock any other folder also by changing the location C:\abc to address of your folder.


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