Sunday, September 2, 2012

Lock Folders Using Notepad


Lock Folders Using Notepad, Notepad Trick.

Everyone has some confidential files, documents, etc.. which are to be hided from others, especially while using a common computer in home or elsewhere. There is no need for you to search for software to a accomplish this task of locking folder. Just follow the below steps and get it done within a fraction on second! :)


Steps to follow:

Open Notepad and paste the following program in the notepad,


cls
@ECHO OFF
title Folder Locker
if EXIST "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST Locker goto MDLOCKER
:CONFIRM
echo Are you sure u want to Lock the folder(Y/N)
set/p "cho=>"
if %cho%==Y goto LOCK
if %cho%==y goto LOCK
if %cho%==n goto END
if %cho%==N goto END
echo Invalid choice.
goto CONFIRM
:LOCK
ren Locker "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}"
attrib +h +s "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}"
echo Folder locked
goto End
:UNLOCK
echo Enter password to Unlock folder
set/p "pass=>"
if NOT %pass%==Your Password Here goto FAIL
attrib -h -s "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}"
ren "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" Locker
echo Folder Unlocked successfully
goto End
:FAIL
echo Invalid password
goto end
:MDLOCKER
md Locker
echo Locker created successfully
goto End
:End



  • Replace "Your Password Here" with your desired password.
  • Save the file anywhere in the system with a .bat suffix. Eg. something.bat 
  • Double click on the something.bat file which you created, a new folder with name Locker will be created on the same location of .bat file you saved.
  • Copy The files you need to password protect into this Locker Folder.
  • Now open the .bat file again and type Y and then press Enter to lock your folder.
  • To unlock your file again, you need to open the .bat file and enter your password.
  • That's it! Please comment if you find difficulty in doing this. I will surely help you :)

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4 comments:

  1. i followed your procedure,but the file may not be locked,it will open as normal file, some thing o: file was created.

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  2. Hai Anupama, Thanks for mentioning it. There were some mistakes in the code at first and so you faced the problem. Now it's corrected :) Try it! If you face any problem, Iam ready to help you. :)


    Thank you!

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  3. it was working,thank you......

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