Home Computer Tips Doubting something? How to put a password on a folder (Encrypt a folder) using WinRar
Putting a password on a particular folder can be done with encryption soft wares like Veracrypt, AxCrypte, Bitlocker , 7 zip and more. Some of these software are free while others are premium . Let us get a simple way to do it with WinRAR.
A folder containing a file
Right click on folder and select ‘’compress and email
On the tab displayed, click on ‘’Advanced’’
Click set password displayed on the right end. Enter the desired password and click ok to return to winRar.
Note: If you are not good in keeping passwords, save a copy of the folder somewhere
The original folder will still be available with the compressed/encrypted folder. If you want to keep the encrypted folder, delete the uncompressed folder .
This type of encryption can easily be by passed. For better encryption get encryption soft wares