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Password protect windows 7 compressed folder

    Question

  • How do I password protect my compressed folder or the files inside my compressed folder? Any sugestions????
    Monday, May 24, 2010 8:52 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

     

    A free third party software, 7-ZIP can accomplish your goal.

     

    Note: The third-party product discussed here is manufactured by a company that is independent of Microsoft. We make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.

     

    Regards,


    Arthur Li - MSFT
    Tuesday, May 25, 2010 6:01 AM
    Moderator

All replies

  • That option seems to have been removed starting with Windows Vista.  You will need to turn to third-party software for that function.
    • Proposed as answer by No.Compromise Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:39 AM
    Tuesday, May 25, 2010 2:07 AM
  • Hi,

     

    A free third party software, 7-ZIP can accomplish your goal.

     

    Note: The third-party product discussed here is manufactured by a company that is independent of Microsoft. We make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.

     

    Regards,


    Arthur Li - MSFT
    Tuesday, May 25, 2010 6:01 AM
    Moderator