How to Create A Password Protect Folder Without Any Software

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How to Create A Password Protect Folder Without Any SoftwareSeptember 13, 2016

There are lot of methods that you need to use to create a password protected folder, most of which require using some third party software.
Using this neat approach you could cover your folders with a fast batch script.

Before you get started you need to create a folder that will house your password protected folder, this is just an ordinary folder and can be located anywhere and named anything.

1. Open Notepad and copy code given below into it.
cls
@ECHO OFF
title www.cnnhub.com
if EXIST "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST MyFolder goto MDMyFolder
:CONFIRM
echo Are you sure to lock this folder? (Y/N)
set/p "cho=>"
if %cho%==Y goto LOCK
if %cho%==y goto LOCK
if %cho%==n goto END
if %cho%==N goto END
echo Invalid choice.
goto CONFIRM
:LOCK
ren MyFolder "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 Your Secure Folder
set/p "pass=>"
if NOT %pass%== cnnhub goto FAIL
attrib -h -s "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}"
ren "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" MyFolder
echo Folder Unlocked successfully
goto End
:FAIL
echo Invalid password
goto end
:MDMyFolder
md MyFolder
echo MyFolder created successfully
goto End
:End

2. Save the notepad file as lock.bat (.bat is have to must)
3. Now double click on lock.bat and a new folder will be created with identify MyFolder.
4. Now move your all content to this folder.
5. Now double click on on lock.bat and when command promp appears form Y and press enter.
6. Now MyFolder might be hidden from you view, to access that folde double click on lock.Bat.
7. It will ask for password enter your password and accomplished. (Default password is cnnhub)
If You Forget Your Password.
Right-click on the lock.bat file and choose Edit.
8. & enjoy.