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How to lock folder with password without app + picture

We all have secret files that nobody should know, but not everyone knows how to password-lock the folder on a Windows laptop, either version 7, 8 or 10.

Do you consider hiding files even less secure with conventional methods, namely with the hidden button? Fortunately, the Windows operating system has a feature that allows you to put multiple files in a secret, password-protected folder without using any additional software or applications.

After creating a new folder on a Windows laptop, you can lock a folder with a password without any additional applications:


I have received various messages through either Gmail or Facebook pages about various issues people are having while practicing this tutorial. So I decided to update the tutorial and run some internal tests over and over again. This is done so that this tutorial can really run on all Windows operating systems. And now I can confirm that this tutorial can go well if you carefully follow the process.

If you’re still in doubt, you can try this tutorial with a test file first. Even if it is lost, it will not hurt you. All of this just in case this method doesn’t work for you.

Then also make sure you keep notes somewhere that includes the password or the password you used to lock your folder. If you forget your password, your files will be lost, so it is very important to back up your password in case you should forget it in the future.

Suggestions for readers:

Do not use passwords with place, problems with batch files can occur. If you lose access to your locked folders, third party applications will allow you to access the hidden files by saving them again.

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Here’s how to password-lock a folder on a Windows laptop so that you can fill it with files you want to keep secret. To make it easier for readers, this article is divided into 3 steps, namely how to lock the folder, how to open a locked folder, and how to lock the folder again.

So don’t be surprised if this article feels longer because it has been purposely made more complete so readers don’t have to hunt for other tutorials.

How to lock a folder with a password on all Windows

1. Please open the folder you want to hide. Then please Right click all over.

2. Choose New from the context menu. Then click on Text documents.

Select text document

3. Please name the file as you wish. Then double-click the file to open it.

Assign file names

4. Copy the password code below and paste it into the file you just created:



Title Folder Locker

if EXIST “Control Panel. {21EC2021-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} ”Go to UNLOCK

if NOT EXIST Locker go to MDLOCKER


echo Are you sure you want to lock the folder (Y / N)

set / p “cho =>”

if% cho% == Y go to LOCK

if% cho% == y go to LOCK

if% cho% == n go to END

if% cho% == N go to END

echo Invalid selection.



ren locker “Control Panel. {21EC2021-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} “

attrib + h + s “Control Panel. {21EC2021-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”

echo folder locked

go to the end


echo Enter password to unlock the folder

set / p “pass =>”

if NOT% pass% ==Your-Password-Here go to FAIL

attrib -h -s “Control Panel. {21EC2021-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} “

ren “Control Panel. {21EC2021-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” Locker

echo folder successfully unlocked

go to the end


echo Invalid password

go to the end


md locker

echo Locker created successfully

go to the end


5. Look for the phrase “Your-Password-Here“In the code you just copied. Then replace the phrase with the password you want to create and make a note of the password.

6. After you have changed the password, you can save the file by clicking on “file“then select”Save as

7. Click on the “Menu Bar”Save as“, Which was previously in a text document (* .txt) format All files

Select all files

8. Then change the name of the password file to “FolderLocker.bat“And make sure the name isn’t wrong.

Name FolderLocker.bat

9. Then please click on “Save on computer

10. After saving, please double-click on the FolderLocker file and the system will create a new folder with the name locker automatically. Fill the Locker folder with the files you want to protect.

Move files you want to hide

11. After filling it with various files that you want to keep secret, you need to lock this folder again to prevent others from accessing it. Double click on the FolderLocker file, a new window similar to CMD will appear. Please type in “YesThen hit Enter, then the Locker folder will go away and your secret will be safe!

Press Y

So the tutorial on how to lock a folder with a password without additional applications. Hopefully the tutorial attached to this image is easy to understand and useful to readers.

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