How to Simply Lock and Unlock your Folder

locked_folderLast January I wrote a trick on how you can simply make your valuable folders invisible. This time a folder trick that will lock your Windows folder. We will create a lock program and unlocking program. This trick will be very useful if you don’t want your friends, family members or other people that are sharing your computer to access your precious files.

Follow this simple steps to lock and unlock your folder.

1. Create a folder on your desktop and name it as folder

2. First we will create a program that will lock your folder. Open your Notepad then copy and paste the code below
ren folder folder.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}

3. Save it as lock.bat

4. We now have a lock program, We will create a program that will unlock your folder. Open your notepad again then copy and paste the code below.
ren folder.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} folder

5. Save it as unlock.bat

It’s done.

To lock your folder just double click on the lock.bat program, to unlock it just double click on the unlock.bat program. Just remember to hide your unlock program or else locking your folder will be useless. Whenever you want to unlock your folder just paste your unlock.bat program on your desktop.