How to Protect your Zip file with a Password in Windows

How to Protect your Zip file with a Password in Windows

If you want to protect your confidential documents from others, 7-Zip is the best and free tool to perform this task. You can easily protect all your confidential documents with 7-Zip.

In my previous article, you have seen How to remove 7-Zip Entries from Context Menu. In this article you will learn how to protect your Zip file with a password.

Just follow below instructions to get it done.


Select Folder or Files which you want to protect, right click on it and select 7-Zip option> Click on Add to archive.


Once Add to Archive windows appears, type your desired password in Enter Password and Reenter Password section.

How to Protect your Zip file with a Password in Windows


Click on OK button and you are done.

Note: It will prompt you to enter password while extracting the folder or file. Enter your given password and the same will be extracted.

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