As opposed to similar open source solutions maintained by programmers in their spare time, Folder Protect is a full-featured commercially supported program. That is the program is not free (though moderately priced at $39.95 a license), but it is regularly updated and seriously tested before released to public. While most companies nowadays charge for customer support and outsource it to India and other countries, Folder Protect comes with free support for all users including those who use the free trial version. Qualified support technicians reply to tickets eight hours a day, seven days a week, so even on weekends you can get a reply to your question. Folder Protect runs on Windows 7, Vista, XP, NT, 98 and ME. Protected folders retain protection even if someone breaks into your PC or plugs your drive into another computer running DOS, Linux or any other operating system. Folder Protect is a cost-effective solution to the problem of laptop or drive theft.
Folder Password Protect free
Allows you to set a password for any desired folder, as well as specify a hint in case you forget it and also unlock content with this easy-to-use application Data theft is becoming more common. Sensitive data loses happen due to thefts of laptops, hard drives and computers. To avoid security breaches that occur due to laptop or drive theft, you have to protect confidential files and folders against unauthorized access. You can encrypt the entire drive by Windows means or set a password on particular folders of your choice.
When you open the application’s main window, there are only two tasks that you can carry out: lock and unlock. Those are pretty self-explanatory. The trial version has a few limitations. You can add upto three folders of less than 50 megabytes. Your passwords should be at least 6 characters in length. You can only lock a folder by opening the application and selecting the “lock” option. Unlocking is easier. You can simply unlock a folder by double-clicking it.
- Not the most intuitive interface
- It works quite well
Plus, Folder Password Protect serial keys provides no password reset features, which means that in the unfortunate event of a forgotten password, you can't really do much about it. The good thing is that Folder Password Protect patch works on low resources and seems to do its magic regardless of the Windows iteration that's installed on the local computer. On the downside however, no password reset option and no settings saving tool.
Lightweight app that could use some enhancements
Overall, Folder Password Protect 2.7 pre-Activated does what it promises, but it still needs some improvements in key areas. It remains a useful software solution that can be safely installed by all types of users.
System Requirements for Folder Password Protect:
- Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher
- Windows NT, Windows ME, Windows 10 32/64 bit, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
- Homepage: www.protect-folders.com
- Author Password Protect Team
- Last version 2.7