Secure Folders 22.214.171.124
This user-friendly application can help you protect files and folders on your computer by hiding them or setting them on a read-only mode
During the installation process, you will be prompted to choose the preferred method, either 'Standard', or 'Hidden' (in portable mode). The former enables you to create shortcuts on your Desktop, Start Menu and the Add / Remove Programs section, whereas the latter allows you to run it from a USB drive and carry it with you wherever you go. As such, you can opt for whichever best suits your needs.
The application is fairly simple to understand and work with, so even if you have never used similar tools, you will still be able to handle it with ease. Using the 'Add' button, you can select the files or directories that you want to secure, while also choosing the method to be used.
Secure Folders offers four distinct protection options, namely 'Hide', 'Lock', 'Read-Only' and 'No Execution'. When you have finished adding the item, its status will be displayed in the program's main window. From this same location, you can change the 'Action' or you can simply eliminate the folder or file from the scope of Secure Folders.
The utility also provides you with the ability to create a 'Trusted Applications' list as well as protect Secure Folders with a password, so no one can remove certain items without your knowledge or consent. It enables you to create a hotkey for launching the tool and set it to run at Windows startup.
Secure Folders is an efficient and easy to work with application that can successfully assist you in protecting your sensitive data, proving quite handy particularly if other people work on the same computer as you.
Reviewed by Marina Dan, last updated on July 25th, 2014
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What's New in This Release:
- Added hot key shortcuts to enable/disable protection
- Better compatibility with USB storages
- Added command-line interface support
- Implemented Import/Export of protected files
Application descriptionWith Secure Folders you can easily hide, lock, set read-only and no-execution protection forunlimited number of files ...