password protected folder

Last updated on June 23rd, 2021 at 01:33 am

Here, I’ll show you in this post, How to Lock a Folder in Windows 7 using Batch File. The Batch file creates a Folder Password lock.

Although, You don’t need to install a Specific Software to password lock a folder on a windows pc.

Firstly, You just need to create a Batch File which only can be accessed in the Windows system.

In the first step, you’ll get a Batch file code, then Create a Batch file and password lock any folder in Microsoft Windows.

Similarly, The Batch File Code directly comes in process with the command prompt and without having the password, no one can access your password-protected folder.

In other words, You can create a Simply Folder Password Batch File without using any software and it’s super easy to create also provides complete safety to your folder.

Come on! Let’s see, How we can create a Folder Password Lock in Windows 7.

How to Lock a Folder in Windows 7 Using Batch File


Step 1.  Copy this Code

 

cls

@echo off

title Folder Locker

IF EXIST “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B303­­­09D}” GOTO UNLOCK

IF NOT EXIST Locker GOTO MDLOCKER

echo Folder Created.

:CONFIRM

echo Are you sure you 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 the Folder :

set/p “pass=”

IF NOT %pass% == Techsable.com 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 Folder created.

GOTO END

:END

This is a Batch Programming code that can be accessed on Windows Platform, copy this entire code.


Step 2.  Open Notepad

How To Create Password-Protected Folder Using Batch Code in Windows

Type in Search, Notepad then you will see the Notepad icon in the list of the programs, click on it to open the notepad.


Step 3.  Paste the code and save as Text File

How To Create Password-Protected Folder Using Batch Code in Windows

Paste the entire code into the notepad and save the file in .txt text format.


Step 4.  Right Click on File >>Rename

How To Create Password-Protected Folder Using Batch Code in Windows

Most Importantly, This step is a part of the next step. Right-click on the Text File and click on Rename.


Step 5.  Change File Extension From .txt to .bat

How To Create Password-Protected Folder Using Batch Code in Windows

This is an important step, the .bat extension is needed to run a batch programming code on a windows system.

The code will work on windows after changing the file extension.


Step 6.  Double Click on the File >>Enter Password

How To Create Password-Protected Folder Using Batch Code in Windows

Double-click on the Password-Protected.bat File then a command prompt window will open, Enter the Password, and hit the Enter key.

Note: The Default Folder Password is Techsable.com (You can Easily Change the default Password, Right Click on File >>Edit >> Replace Default password with your own password).


Step 7.  Locker Named Folder is Visible Now >>Put your Private Data into it

How To Create Password-Protected Folder Using Batch Code in Windows

After Entering the Password, Locker named Folder will Visible.


Step 8.  Hide “Locker” Folder

How To Create Password-Protected Folder Using Batch Code in Windows

Double-click on the File again then you will see a new command prompt window. Type Y and hit the Enter key.

That’ it. Now you can Hide your Private Data without the help of any third-party software.

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