Lock Documents Folder in Windows 7

Suppose you have some confidential documents in a folder on your Windows 7 computer and you can’t avoid your system being used by others then you need to think on security of those documents. You do not want anyone to make any changes in it knowingly or unknowingly. Sometimes you might be having some private data in the documents which you can’t allow others to view. Then you may feel a need to lock documents folder on Windows 7 computer. Unfortunately, there are no such options on your Windows 7 system. You need to rely on some software for locking your documents folder.

The utilities which feature locking folders are expensive. You may not be able to pay for such tools and data protection is also necessary.

  • The documents may contain data like stories which you had written for your movies, short stories for ads or short movies, you may have documented biographies of people, any documentation on any subject or living things and so on.
  • You might have saved documents related to projects or any work related documents in which work report of many employees of office are maintained.

The need for protection of documents increases with the sensitivity of data saved in it. You need a free or low cost application for data protection. You might find yourself in a maze then.

Only some zipping tools like 7-zip comes with locking option for free. You can zip your folder and make it password protected. But each time you need to unlock, unzip and use your documents. What if you get a freeware for locking your folders on Windows 7? You will be more than happy that you can be free from your data security problem. Yes, Remo MORE is a free program that enables you to lock folders on your Windows 7 PC.

Remo MORE to lock documents folder on Windows 7:

Remo MORE is the pioneer of free software for locking files on Windows computers. This tool helps you to lock your folders easily. You need to just remember your password and within a click you can unlock the locked folder. This utility can even be used to lock files of different types. You can have the benefits of using lot of other features of the program like recovering your lost or deleted files, managing speed performance of system or internet and so on. Try this software for free now which comes with simple wizard. But still, if you get stuck while using the software then do not hesitate getting technical help which is available 24x7 for you.

Simple way to lock documents on Windows 7 computer:

Step 1: Download and install Remo MORE software on your Windows 7 computer. Run the application and click on “Manage” option to get the main screen as shown in Fig 1. Then select “File Manager” option.

Lock Documents Folder Windows 7 - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step 2: You will be prompted to next screen. Select “File Protector option, you will get a pop up to set the password and once you set the password, you will be prompted to next screen. The next time when you use file protector, you will get the pop up screen as shown in Fig 2. Enter the password and click “OK

Lock Documents Folder Windows 7 - Enter Master Password

Fig 2: Enter Master Password

Step 3: Then you will get a screen as shown in Fig 3. Select “File/Folder Locker” option.

Lock Documents Folder Windows 7 - Select File/Folder Locker

Fig 3: Select File/Folder Locker

Step 4: The select document folder which you want to lock and click on “Lock” option. The software starts locking the folder as shown in Fig 4.

Lock Documents Folder Windows 7 - Lock in Progress

Fig 4: Lock in Progress

Step 5: Once the folder is locked, you will get the pop up message that the folder is locked succeccfully as shown in Fig 5. If you want to unlock the folder then click on “Unlock” button by selecting the folder.

Lock Documents Folder Windows 7 - Lock Success

Fig 5: Lock Success