How to Password Protect a Folder in Windows 7

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welcome to this tutorial how to password

protect a folder there might be a few

things that you would like to keep

confidential this is when protecting a

folder with password comes in here are

the steps which will help you password

protect a folder go to the Start menu at

the extreme left hand side in the bottom

of your screen and click on it click on

all programs menu and then click on the

accessories submenu there you will find

Windows Explorer click on it

go to the folder that you want to

protect with a password and right click

on that folder in the open menu select

the properties option a dialog will

appear there in the general tab click on

the button which says advanced after you

have done so select the option which

says encrypt content to secure data

after doing so click on OK click on OK