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can i password protect my web site ?

Q: can i password protect my web site ?

does anyone know how i would do this as im building a web site
for the use of family and freinds and would like to resrict the access of unwanted users.....
relatively simple instructions as poss please !
treat me like an idiot "ive earned it "

sorry i forgot to mention i would like to restrict access after the index page so that it will be possibble to see that right away
but then require password to accesss the rest of the site

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How to force IE 11 to ask for saving credentials again for just one web site, after having accidentally sellect not to remember password for that particular site. Please, take into account that:

- I'm totally aware that storing credentials is not a good security practice, but in my particular case this is what I need to do.

- I know that reseting IE or similar approachs will do the job, but doing that I'll lost more tan 70 web sites credentials. I need a solution not involving loose all the web credentials stored.
- I also know that there is way to do the trick "lying" to IE using a modified but similar username, but this only works in some web sites, depending on the kind of login mechanism used. In my particulare case this trick also does not work.
- I also know that there was a registry hack for this particular problem, but this does not work with IE last versions.

Any help would be very apreciated.

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What's the best password protect protect software for folders?

Also if the password was forgotten or lost..would there be any way to acceess the file?


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Yeah I know, this post has a lousy title. Couldn't come up with anything better.
Everyone says to use only complex and long passwords because bad guys with powerful computers are able to use brute force to try many random passwords.  The longer the password, the longer it would take a hacker to guess correctly using such a trial-and-error process.  
However, many sites only allow a small number of wrong passwords before shutting you out.  How do the bad guys get around the small number of tries allowed by most sites?
Thank you.

A:Can web site lockout protect against hackers

However, many sites only allow a small number of wrong passwords before shutting you out.  How do the bad guys get around the small number of tries allowed by most sites?
Thank you.
By exploiting vulnerabilities in the web server software and scripting. Have a look at Security Space, http://www.securityspace.com/sspace/index.html for more info.

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If I visit a malware site with latest version of Firefox with the NoScript extension without allowing any scripts, whats the chance of me getting infected if I don't download anything?
Also, I hope this is the right place to post this.

A:Will using NoScript protect you from a malware site if..?

The NoScript Firefox extension provides extra protection for Firefox, Seamonkey and other mozilla-based browsers: this free, open source add-on allows JavaScript, Java, Flash and other plugins to be executed only by trusted web sites of your choice (e.g. your online bank).
NoScript also provides the most powerful anti-XSS and anti-Clickjacking protection ever available in a browser.
NoScript's unique whitelist based pre-emptive script blocking approach prevents exploitation of security vulnerabilities (known and even not known yet!) with no loss of functionality...
You can enable JavaScript, Java and plugin execution for sites you trust with a simple left-click on the NoScript status bar icon (look at the picture), or using the contextual menu, for easier operation in popup statusbar-less windows.Watch the "Block scripts in Firefox" video by cnet.
If I were using Windows and could only have one security program/ add-on....it would be NoScript. I use it in Ubuntu, too.
There is a learning curve. It is not just install and forget. Install it and go to a popular site and then view all the scripts you never knew
were active on that site and are now blocked from running. You can click to allow just the site's scripting and still block all the others.
The ones that you want to play videos on will be one that you will spend the most time learning which script to allow only the videos to play.

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How to Protect my Site in DDOS Attack
im using xampp 1.7.3
and i have MuServer

A:How to Protect my Site in DDOS Attack

You must talk with your hosting company to see what services (if any) they offer to deal with (D)DoS.

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As of this morning, when going to many websites, including Microsoft, I get the annoying "To help protect your security, Internet Explorer blocked this site from downloading files to your computer. Click here for more options..." yellow bar in Internet Explorer 8.

I haven't done anything special since yesterday, nor installed anything! If I click and accept the download, it downloads automatically to a temp folder but also a Microsoft FrontPage window opens at the same time, with gibberish.

When running IE8 without the Add-ons, I don't have the message. I've narrowed it down to the Adobe Flash Player. I had version so I uninstalled it and installed version Beta 2, the latest. No change!

HERE's an example.

Any of you having this problem today?
By the way, I have emptied IE8's cache.

Tried a System Restore to yesterday.

Ran malware scans.

Checked IE8 settings (they were untouched).

Disabled SpywareBlaster.

I'm puzzled!

Thank you

For an unknown reason, everything is back to normal!!!!!!! I haven't done ANYTHING!

One thing I hadn't thought of. I'm using Google Public DNS. Could they have been experiencing any trouble?

I'm not marking the thread as solved yet, just in case...

A:Solved: To help protect your security, Internet Explorer blocked this site from downl

Well, I'm marking this one solved. Everything seems back to normal.

I fail to see how disabling Flash was fixing it.

Most of the sites I was visiting didn't even have files to download! So, the warning seemed irrelevant.

Would have liked to have a "logical" explanation but I'll settle on blaming it on Google Public DNS...


Apparently, others have been experiencing a similar problem today:




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It's really important that I backup some information on my harddrive, and so burning some cds is the ideal thing to do.

The main reason that I'm backing up is in case my computer would get stolen. I

'm looking for some basic password-protection or something like that. Nothing complicated, I'm not trying to hide secrets from the government, or something such that would require really heavy encryption. Just something to prevent, the average Joe to stick in my cd and see all the files.

A:How can I password protect a cd?

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When I got my computer some years back,I remember having to type in a password and my name (I think) to open Windows or to just enter the computer. I was thinking that you could do something to get rid of the sign in box and I did. So when i turn it on it starts up Windows.
Is there a password protection at startup I can install to prevent prying eyes from getting into my computer?

A:password protect

There is a BIOS password you can set that will not allow the system to boot up until the password is entered, so it won;t even go into Windows.

You do this by entering the Startup when your system is just starting to boot up. Usually you will see something along the lines of Pres F1 to enter Setup or maybe it'll be Delete, or something else. In the BIOS setup, you will be able to find the Security section that will allow you to enable the password, and set what the password is.

One word of warning though, don;t lose that password!!

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Hi All,

Is there any way i can password protect my folder and files in Windows Xp sp 2. Other then using any third party software.

Thanks !
Biju A K

A:Password Protect

bijulight said:

Hi All,

Is there any way i can password protect my folder and files in Windows Xp sp 2. Other then using any third party software.

Thanks !
Biju A KClick to expand...

Only When u have problems Life moves on.......

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How can I encrypt my HDD so that it has a password, I also want to make it as hard as possible to decrypt. What would be the best way to go about doing this?

A:Password Protect HDD

BitLocker Drive Encryption - Internal Data Hard Drives - Turn On or Off

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I have been looking in the settings for a way to put a password on the internet that doesn't ask me to supply a password at every site. How can I do this.

A:Password protect IE

If you are saying , every time you go back to a site you have already set a password & it reasks you , the info below may help .

If it is not that , I can't help .





Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 5 or later) has an AutoComplete feature that helps you
fill in Web-based forms. If the feature is enabled, each time you submit data in a form, the
information is encrypted and stored on your local machine. The next time you encounter a form
field with the same internal field name, IE tries to complete that field automatically. As
soon as you type a letter that matches the beginning of any recorded value for that field, IE
displays a list of possible values from which you can choose. To see all saved values, you
press the Down Arrow.

The Internet Options applet in Control Panel lets you turn AutoComplete on and off and clear
all its recorded data. It doesn't, however, let you clear form fields selectively or view the
stored data. This issue's utility, AutoWhat? 2, fills the gap. With AutoWhat? 2, you can view
what's stored for each input field name, delete incorrect values, and preload the system with
additional values.

AutoWhat? was originally released as a PC Magazine Extra utility in November 1999.... Read more

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Would appreciate it if you would tell me how to set up a password protection for IE. Many thanks.

A:How to password protect IE

I am also interested in knowing how to password protect IE. Thanks

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First of all I'm using iis under WinXP, with active perl installed, and using frontpage to create web pages.

How can I protect certain pages within the web site with a password? Prompt user to enter password to view contents of protected page(s).

Thank You

A:Password Protect.....

In IIS open the properties sheet for the folder or file you want to be secured and go to the Directory Security tab. Under the Anon Access and Authentication click the edit button and check the challenge response check box. If there is a user account and password set up they should be able to access the folder when challenged.

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I have a PDF File that I created from QuickBooks. It contains sensitive information so I need to protect it to email it. I didn't get the option to set a password when creating, and can't find a way to change it now. Does anyone have a solution for this?

A:Password protect PDF?

Not a direct solution, but you could use something like WinZip (fully-functional evaluation copy available) which offers password protection.

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Is there a way to password protect a folder that I created on my :C drive?

Thank you,


A:Password protect??

Depends on what program you are using to make said file.

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i would like to secure my second installed hard drive. how can i block people from accessing it? i'm using winxp. any suggestions? thanx.

A:possible to password-protect my second HDD?

XP-Home or XP-Pro? With Pro, all you have to do is only allow your account to access the drive, and other accesses will be blocked.

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Is there any way to password protect my outlook express? I want to be able to open it and not be scared that someone here will go through my files... So what i'm wanting to do is make it to where it won't open or it will close if you don't have the correct passowrd.

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I believe this is my first post here, so I guess I new.

I'm curious to know, if a utility, third party software or anything that would accomplish, prompting for a password before any download takes place (mainly from the Internet) exists? Multiple people use my PC at any given time, and I want to know what goes on here. I don't want someone accessing a game site or something, where they have to install a plug in or what not. I just went through hell with my core duo running like an 8088. Not to say it came from that, I don't know, but if I can rule that out the better. I've seen programs that will password protect files/folder, but I need to prevent downloads, and creating an administrator account seperately, did not seem to work as I thought it was suppose to.

Any help or information would be greatly appreciated,


StuCazz :wave:

A:Password Protect

Any internet usage means some kind of downloading. When you open a webpage, a bunch of images and text is downloaded. There is no way for any program to tell the difference.

You may want to give the untrusted users very low privileges (down to guest level even) and allow them to use only the safer browsers like Opera or Firefox.

Maybe describe the situation a bit more. What kind of people are these and what are they using the computer for?

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There is about four people that use my computer in my office and I have a couple of folders with sensitive information that I dont want anyone to see. Is there any software out there that will protect individual folders with passwords.


A:password protect

I use <A HREF="http://www.handybits.com/easycrypto.htm">Handybits EasyCrypto Deluxe </A> which is freeware, and does a perfect job.


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Is there a free program that will require a password before the computer will boot to windows?? Thanks

A:Password Protect??

you can use tweak ui to do that. website below.


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Hi, I hope this is in the right section.

I would like to be able to password protect my son from downloading stuff off the Internet or removing something from the computer. I want him to be required to enter a password. Is there any way of doing this? I am using Windows 7 x64 HP computer. Thanks.

A:How to password protect

Greetings and welcome to Seven Fourms. Try these:

This one may be exaclty what you're looking for User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings This will augment that one UAC - Require a Password for Administrator
And a couple of others:
Parental Controls - Allow or Block Specific Programs
Internet Explorer Content Advisor - Allow or Block Unrated Websites

Hopefully they'll help you.

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I have a new laptop with Win8 on it and because of where I take it to I would like to protect it with a password in case it gets stolen. How do I set it up so when I turn it on I need to enter a password to allow it to boot up or get into it once it's booted up?
Thanks for your help.

A:Password Protect

How to Secure Your Computer With a BIOS or UEFI Password discusses several risks and security measures.

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I use a pc at work which has multiple users. My problem is i have certain files in folders that are very personal and i want people from browsing them on the days i am off work, as there is someone on my PC that day.

We have XP Home with SP2 on it

Does anyone know any good programes that can do this well and is user friendly, free perhaps?

A:Password Protect

when you sign in as yourself, put it all in your documents folder...

then, sign in as someone else, and make sure, but they shouldnt be able to see that stuff...

or, you can zip the files with a password.

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Can you password protect directories in vista?

A:Password Protect

Originally Posted by jdmarsh2g

Can you password protect directories in vista?

KDT Password Protect Files - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com

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Using XP Pro I am going to create a new folder on my desktop. I would like to password protect the new folder. Is there anyway to do this? All help appreciated.

A:Password protect?

Check this out

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Right click on the desktop and one of the options you will get is properties. Is there any way to password protect properties?

A:Password protect???

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I want to know how I can password protect IE7 so that anytime the IE app is called to load, it will ask for a password. Correct password = internet access, incorrect password = no internet access. There are no Windows users setup except for Admin (and I would rather not do that either), so protecting folders etc. with that is not an option.

I have looked extensively for a 3rd party app or add-on, but cannot find anything. Strange, as I would think this would be something that many people/families would like. Just something simple to block IE only. Freeware would be nice, too.

Thanks in advance!

A:How to password protect IE?


This is very simple and can be done inside IE itself.

Password protect Internet Explorer 7Open up Internet Explorer
Click Tools
Click Internet Options
Click on the tab Content
Underneath 'Content Advisor', Click Enable
Then click on the tab General
Under 'Supervisor Password click Create
Make you password then click Ok.
Then Apply and finally Ok

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Hello Friends,
How do I password protect my files and folders in Windows? I would appreciate it if you could help with this problem so I could make full use of my computer.


A:How do I Protect password

Encryption is the way to protect data from snooping eyes. I use the free TrueCrypt.

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Running XP Home. What is the easiest application to limit or deny access to certain folders

A:Protect With Password

Couldn't you use the Administration method to lock them?Other than that, I know that there are alot of FREE programs that will lock your folders for you, and there are some that will simply make them invisible, where no one can see them at all.But I'm guessing that you should be able to do it right now, if you have Administration rights on the computer.

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My os is ME. I want to have my entire computer protected by a password. I created a password for my account, but I click cancel, and then anyone can access my computer.

Question: How do I fix it so that no one can go on my computer without a password? Also, if I do this, does it keep anyone from hacking into my computer?



A:Can I protect my system with a password?

you can't, you need to have Xp professional or Windows 2000 to force proper log ons!

As you pointed out yourself, by clicking cancel anyone can by pass logging on in Win ME and 98!

in W2k and Xp you can set user permissions and the way users can logon which isn't available in Win ME and 98!

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I have a thread but don't see where I can post a new thread.
I have just had email and password stolen, I can not access old email
so I had to get a new email and password, whomever stole it sent a
worm to everyone on my contact list, my QUESTION is,
HOW CAN ANYONE STEAL your password?

A:Password protect email


Originally Posted by Athen

There are 2 ways that you can Password Protect a Folder.

#1: If the Folder is Zipped, you can add a Password to it. Double-Click and open the Zip File. Select File in the Menu Bar and click "Add Password". Type in your selected Password in the Password Box, Confirm it, then click OK.

To access this File, the user must type in the correct password.

#2: Right-Click the folder that you would like to password protect or make private and select properties. Select the Sharing Tab and check Make this Folder Private. Click Apply. You will then be prompt to a box asking you to assign a password. Type in a Passoword and Confirm it.

Hope this is what your looking for...


I WANT to protect my email account. Thank you for the information
although to me, it was technical lol. How would I go about protecting
my email account so that it cannot be stolen again.

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Is there a means to selectively "password protect" links in IE Favorites?

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I was wondering if there is a way to password protect a specific file or folder.

A:password protect folder

This function is buitlt in to XP:

or you could use TrueCrypt (free):


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I'm running XP home SP3.

I've got two external HDD's which I would like to password protect... can anyone recommend any free software to do this?

Also is it possible to password protect the HDD and be able to use it on multiple pc's? ie Home, laptop and work systems.

Kind regards,


A:How do I password protect my external HDD's ??

Your best option is an encrypted volume.

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Is there anyway to put password on Utorrent Preferrence ? I want to protect it from others to set the bandwidth.

I'm using Windows server 2003 and put it in the Data Center which there are about 15 User on one Computer and all of them are downloading torrent file
Or is there any other way to control the bandwith for each User?

Thanks for all the answer

A:Need help for Utorrent Password Protect.

We can't assist you with P2P programs here.

Please read the rules: http://www.techguy.org/rules.html

P2P Instructions - We do not support P2P file sharing applications and any threads requesting help for such will be closed. This includes Kazaa, Bearshare, WinMX, and the like. If you're interested in the topic, you are free to discuss it on our site (and please visit StealingIsIllegal.com), but information on how to use them will not be provided.Click to expand...

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I have a D Link DI-524 router for 3 computers in my house. I can't seem to find any info from the company website on how to password protect my network. Also, what encryption should I use so I can safely do my internet banking?



A:How do I password protect my network?

If you look at the manual for the DI-524 there is a wireless section where you can add secruity
WPA would be a preferred type of incryption - but not all the older machines support that so you may need to use WEP

This is the default method - if nothing changed
Connect a PC to the router by cable
Open a web browser - I suggest Internet Explorer as some router do not work well with Firefox etc
Type in the IP Address of the Router (
Type admin in the User Name field
Leave the Password blank
Click OK

Click on the wireless button - the version of the manual I have only has WEP as a choice - but later firmware will have WPA
the manual is on the D-link website

Also, what encryption should I use so I can safely do my internet banking?Click to expand...

I would make sure you have a upto date virus scanner on the PC and also a malware scanner - malwarebytes http://www.malwarebytes.org/ and superantispware http://www.superantispyware.com/

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Hello ,
I need some help please.
I work for this small company that just moved to a new office and we share a
LAN with another company.
What I need to do is password protect out workgroup so they employees of the
other company can't get into our systems.
We already have created a work group and place all our computers into this
work group, but I don't really know what to do next.
If someone clicks on one of our computers I want them to be presented with a
login screen asking for a user name and password, what do I need to do ?
Thank you

A:Password protect a workgroup

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My infomration is:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 16375 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 488 GB (51 GB Free); F: 432 GB (77 GB Free); G: 3725 GB (1617 GB Free); H: 3726 GB (589 GB Free);
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P6X58D PREMIUM
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Enabled and Updated

The HD is a HGST Touro? Desk Pro 4TB External

I tried DESlock but it says HD is not compatible.
Windows 7 home does not support bitlocker


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I want to back up my important docs on a little flash drive I can carry. Is there a way to password protect the drive itself, or the folder I save the docs to?.....just in case I were to lose it..

A:How can I password protect a folder?

see if cryptainer le will work for you http://www.cypherix.com/cryptainerle/

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Using Excel 2003 Windows XP

How can I protect my VBA project with a password that keeps the project safe from password crack software?

A:Protect Excel Vba Password

Hello there,

There is no such password. Excel is not very secure. With the right knowledge and tools, your toughest passwords will be stripped away in minutes or even seconds. Excel, nor any Office application, should ever be thought of as secure.

What exactly are you doing here?

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Does anyone know how I can password protect certain subdirectories in Outlook Express, i.e not "inbox" but "personal". I have message rules for most incoming mail so I would like to password protect the emails that go straight into my personal directory. Is this possible??


A:Password Protect Email


You can create new identies and password protect them:

From Outlook Express, click the File menu.
Click Identities, and then select Add New Identity.
Enter the name of the additional user (e.g. John Doe).
Optional: If you want to password protect this additional name, check the box labeled "Ask me for a password when I start" and enter the password and click OK

Note: Enter a password that you can remember, otherwise you will not be able to use that Identity or even delete it.

When you click on OK, it will ask you Do you want to switch to <identity> now? where <identity> is the name you chose for additional user (e.g. John Doe).
Click No and choose from the list of Identity names that has priority and click on Make Default. This will be the default Identity Outlook Express will use.
Choose a name for the Start Up Using feature. This will be the Identity Outlook Express will launch with (preferably the one set to default).

Or are you after just the one identity with password protected files?



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Most AV products have the ability to password protect the settings but does it add any security?  I'm not worried about another person physically accessing my computer so is it really worth my time?

A:Should I password protect my antivirus?

Well since some viruses completely disable AV programs from running, I doubt a password would help unless it has to go though the password first and then hit the AV product. But overall, it's really your call. Your computer, your choices.

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I would like to password protect read access to a folder in WinXP SP2. I'd still like to allow programs to write to it without problems, I just don't want anyone to be able to go through and read it.

The purpose: I have a program that logs all my instant message programs and keeps them in a folder. I would like to keep people from browsing through this folder without a password.

Thanks in advance for your help.

A:Password Protect folder

You will have to get a 3rd party tool for that... or just put a password on your profile and make it private.

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Hi all ;0

I am trying to find a way to get some security happening on a windows xp home machine, with service pack 2.

Basicly i need to apply passwords to some folders that are required when accessing those folders from our network. We have a simple peer to peer network.

A:Password protect folders

How to password protect a folder

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Hi everyone,

I'm looking for a way to password protect a folder on a USB device. I just want to password lock the actual folder not encrypt and decrypt all the files within it this takes way to long.

if there's any program or script I can create?


A:Password Protect Folder USB

Hey, unfortunately because of the nature of USB storage (and the way in which they can be read by many OSes [which you wouldn't be able to script for]) The only secure way to password protect a USB stick is by encrypting the files within or using an encrypted file system.

I've heard good things about TrueCrypt and the time it takes to encrypt/decrypt. It depends entirely on how badly you need to make the files inaccessible.


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