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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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?

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

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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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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 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:

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

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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.


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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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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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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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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.

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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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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?

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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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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 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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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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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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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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I am looking for a way to secure one specific app on my system more than the rest. A example of what I would like is...

User clicks on Icon, user is asked for a password to acess that app, user supplies password and app launches, or no password/wrong password, no app.

Any Idea how this would work, I know I can set up a seperate login for this, but that is not really the solution I want.

Ideas/opinions ?

A:How do I password protect one application

What's wrong with a separate account? You could rig it so that only AccountX has access to the app executable, and then create a simple shortcut or batch file which does "RUNAS /user:AccountX MyApp.exe". The app will start only if the correct password is supplied.

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Can I password protect a folder in XP? If so how?

A:Password Protect a Folder

here's a free tool from Microsoft to protect folders.


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Is it possible to password protect a Hard drive entirely, independent of OS.

I just came across an ebay auction (3 Seagate disks) and according to the seller 2 of the drives are password protected and he removed password protection for one.

I know that there are applications using which you could password protect a disk.

A:Password Protect Harddrive?

Yes. Newer hard drives can be password protected so that you cant use them without the password. I saw a post on another forum where you could buy a service to unlock a passworded hard drive at a cost of about $50.00 per drive and the post said it doesnt work on all units. For that price I would buy a new hard drive.

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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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looking for a password manager to protect a folder in my documents,Did some search and came across this one that I found on inserting password protect a folder into the search box top right.

Does any one know anything about this software Please or any other similar method.

Many thanks to all.

PS,Forgot to say if you select the video on this site there will be some girls dancing.I believe its just an advert I hope.
I'm not looking for this for anything down that line,Just want to keep some medical records safe.

Safeplicity - Password protect your important data - files and folders

A:Password protect a folder W10

Originally Posted by dafydd

<snip>,Just want to keep some medical records safe.
Safeplicity - Password protect your important data - files and folders

I don't know how it is in the UK, but medical records in the US are subject to very strict Federal regulations about privacy, aka HIPAA.
It's not something I would want to freelance with, especially with untested and possibly non-compliant 3rd-party software.
There is little/no slack cut for violations and the penalties are substantial.

I would assume there is something similar in the UK?

Unless you are talking about your own personal medical records on your own personal, home computer (and even then), I would research the rules very thoroughly before proceeding.

<just sayin>


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When i open my laptop, i have no password at all. However i know many people do have password for their laptop for startup. First off even if they do, isn't it easy to bypass the password thing? Is there a program where it makes it hard for someone to turn on your laptop without knowing the password?

I also have a lot of documents in my laptop that are pretty important. Of course each one is accessible by just clicking on it. Does anyone have advice on how to password protect certain documents/videos/pictures etc? I of course don't need to password protect every single document/video/picture. Though i wouldn't mind to know how to do this.

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how do I password protect a folder in xp?

A:how do I password protect a folder in xp?

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Hi All,

I'm currently in need of a tool or piece of software that will password, or even easier, lock a folder.
At the moment, Domain Admins within our network are able to view pretty much all of the C drive. I am a DA myself.

I'd preferably like to be able to gain access just by opening it (thus authenticating with my account). At the least, i will have to manually enter a password each time.

Can anybody recommend a tool or software that is safe? Opensource is always good...


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I want to Monitor users who subscribe to my RSS Feeds.

How can i use an authentication Process to block users from getting access.

A:How can I password protect RSS and XMl feed

the normal RSS feed is
just a url
to a specially formated file
To 'control' that access, you would need your users to 'login' before accessing it,
and that breaks the RSS subscription data flow; ie any Pop3 email client can 'subscribe' to an RSS feed.

To 'monitor' without control, place a fixed image in the feed, like the FAVICO.ico file reference. Now your server logs will contain an entry for each time it's served.

Instead of the FAVICO.ico, which is served to every browser that accesses ANY content on the server, create your own gif in some other location, eg rss/rssaccessed.gif​and each 'hit' was from a RSS subscription.

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I would like to protect my Backup Partition. How do I go about doing this?
If there is any software available, please could it be Vista Compatible.


A:Password Protect Partition

Hey,I would like to protect my Backup Partition. How do I go about doing this?If there is any software available, please could it be Vista Compatible.ThankdeanpcmadI recently started using Paragon Drive Backup Personal Edition. I don't think the Vista support is fully debugged yet so I wouldn't use it to resize partitions to make a "backup capsule" on the HD of a Vista machine. But it's fine for making a Vista system image on an external drive. Also since you already have a separate partition you could backup to files on that partition and then make another backup or copy those files to an external drive in case your HD got trashed completely. For $50 it's worth it. The nice thing is it's an imaging program so you can restore with all the programs installed at the time of backup. A System Snapshot.To test it out I created a backup on an older machine, deleted the C: partition, then restored! Everything worked just like before. Way better than reinstalling stuff. Also it comes with a boot CD that has USB drivers. I booted the CD and I could see the backup files on my Seagate USB drive. I've been going without system backup for a long time because I never found any that really did hassle-free restore until now. If you have access to network drives for backup you might want to look at the Pro version. But for me the Personal works fine.Paragon Drive Backup

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I have a home pc,(win98se) that is used by myself and three others.
I am currently protected with norton system works 02pe, and free zone alarm 3.1, (nortons internet security is on the way).

I am very happy with the defense I get from zone alarm, it passes the test from all the test sites I visit, with no technical configuration for me, cudos!!

I know I will get some static here, but I like NSW02PE. It does what I intended without getting in the way, (I have large resources and memory).

My problem is that I still have internal hacking going on. The first thing that anyone else does is dissable the firewall, or lower the settings to low safe zone/LOW INTERNET ZONES. And the other thing is to turn off NSW02pe

Isn't there a way that the system administrator, (me) responsible for unhacking all the spyware/trojans/viruses... to password protect the systems I put into place. I know I can require a password for everyone, (been there did that), but still, how do I make them leave the firewall and anti-virus in place.

Basically I want to mandate that a firewall and virus checking system stay in place on my system, at all times. (I've been burned so often I hate to say).

If I should have posted somewhere else, I apologize. : )

A:can i password protect a firewall

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Is it possible to password protect shared folders on a Windows XP Pro computer thats on a peer to peer network. If so how?


A:Password protect folders?

Better would be to use folder permissions. That is if you are using NTFS.

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I've never looked into how to do this before but now I have a folder with pretty important documents I would like to password protect it.Can anyone tell me how this is done or if it is even possible to do.Thank you.

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Hi there,

How do i password protect folders in windows xp between different user accounts? I have ticked the box under 'Properties' 'Sharing' then 'Do not share this folder' but if i log in under someone else i can still gain access to my folders?

I know it can be done with Limited User account, but can it be done if the other person has Administrator rights?

Thanks in advance

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I am at work with a windows xp home computer. We share the computer with multiple users all of witch have admin right because we all use the same logon name. I have some files that I would like to password protect but I can not find a free file that works with xp, if you can help me I would appreciate it.
Thank you very much.

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Does anybody know if it is possible to put a password on an individual folder in XP? How?

A:Password Protect Folder in XP


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