Do you want to lock and password protect your important folders inWindows 7 or Vista?

If you are an administrator and have multiple accounts set up in Windows 7 / Vista, then you can block few important folders so that they can not be accessed by other users. Every time the blocked folder will be accessed, it will ask for administrator password. Therefore the folder will be locked permanently unless you don¶t remove the lock yourself. To lock a folder, right-click on that folder and select Properties. Now navigate to Security tab, and click Edit as shown in the screenshot below.

A new window will pop-up, now under ³Group and User Names´, select the user from the list whom you want to deny access to a specific folder, now under ³ Permissions for Users´ check the Deny checkbox next to Modify(all other checkbox will get ticked automatically) as shown in the screenshot below.

It¶s that simple! . Now click OK again and you are done. Now the specific user that you selected from the list will be denied access to this folder.Click OK and then click Yes when a Windows Security window will pops-up as shown in the screenshot below.

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