5 Easy steps to protect your folder (ProtectMyFolder) without any software

Everybody wants to create a Password Protected Folder without any Software?

You can find lots of ways to protect your data from third party software’s but using following method you can protect your data just using a batch files with some commands.

Step-1: Create a folder with the name “ProtectMyFolder” or any ordinary name you like.

protect your folder

Step-2: Navigate your folder that is ProtectMyFolder and open a notepad file and copy below mentioned code in it. Don not forget to change the password in notepad from password_here to your password.


cls@ECHO OFFtitle Folder Data_For_Lockif EXIST “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” goto UNLOCKif NOT EXIST Data_For_Lock goto LOCKIT:CONFIRMecho Are u sure you want to Lock this folder please enter (Y/N)set/p “cho=>”if %cho%==Y goto LOCKif %cho%==y goto LOCK

if %cho%==n goto END


if %cho%==N goto END

echo Invalid choice.

goto CONFIRM

:LOCK

ren Data_For_Lock “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%==password_here goto FAIL

attrib -h -s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”

ren “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” Data_For_Lock

echo Folder Unlocked successfully

goto End

:FAIL

echo Invalid password

goto end

:LOCKIT

md Data_For_Lock

echo Data_For_Lock created successfully

goto End

:End

Save notepad file as MyLocker.bat in ProtectMyFolder.

protect your folder

protect your folder

protect your folder

Step-3: Now double click on the MyLocker.bat, First time MyLocker.bat batch file will automatically create a folder named Data_For_Lock. Here you can put your important datas which you want to lock.

protect your folder

Step-4: Now again double click on MyLocker.bat batch file, It will give you a prompt for Y/N option to lock your folder. Just enter ‘Y’ and press enter your folder is locked.

protect your folder

protect your folder

Step-5: If you want to get it back, just double click on the MyLocker.bat. It will prompt you to enter the password. Now enter your password & your folder will show you in ProtectMyFolder.

protect your folder

protect your folder

And you are done…

Note: Make a note that everybody can see your entered password in the batch file so keep your batch file in a secret place and copy it in ProtectMyFolder when you want to see your data.

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