• Password Protect a Folder in Windows 10/8/7/XP


    • Are you worried concerning about the file or folder access? Many people wish to know an easy and reliable way to encrypt folder and file. idoo Private Disk is a

      folder encryption

      software. It is an activity of protecting your folder so that unauthorized users cannot access them as well as your data remain protected and safe. It protects a folder with the strongest encryption algorithm known today – AES 256-bit. It can not only encrypt a folder on your hard drive but also encrypt a folder on the USB drive.
    • 1. How to make an encrypted folder on HDD
    • 1. Run idoo Private Disk.
    • 2. Select "Create a Private Disk" on the panel and click "Next".
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    • 3. Select "Make a Private Disk on HDD".
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    • 3. Set the other configurations and then click "Finish" to create it.
    • PS: The size of the encrypted space depends on the storage device, while the maximum size of the encrypted area is 500G.
    • 2. How to open the encrypted folder on HDD
    • Method 1: Double-click the idoo image file, whose path is showed on the interface, and input the password, then click "Open".
    • Method 2: Double click the idoo Private Disk, choose "Mount or edit a Private Disk", then click "Next".
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    • Click "Private Disk on HDD", choose the GPD file on HDD ① that you want to open, enter the right password and click "Next". If the Private Disk is hidden, please choose "Hidden Private Disk on HDD" ②, and then click "Next".
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    • 4. Then click "Finish". Then the hidden encrypted folder is opened.
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    • 3. How to shut down and protect the encrypted folder on HDD
    • shut down the encrypted folder
    • 1. Shut down all relevant program of idoo Private Disk, run idoo Private Disk, and then run it again, choose "Unmount a Private Disk". Click "Finish".
    • 2. If you choose "Protect the Private Disk after unmount", the encrypted folder will be hidden.
    • 4. How to remove the protection of encrypted folder on HDD
    • 1. Shut down all relevant program of idoo Private Disk, run idoo Private Disk. Click "Mount or edit a Private Disk" on the panel, and click "Next".
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    • 2. Select the GPD file from "Hidden Private Disk on HDD" and input the password, click "Next".
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    • 3. Choose "Unprotect the Private Disk", and click "Finish".
    • 5. How to copy the encrypted folder from HDD to a USB disk
    • 1. Shut down all relevant program of idoo Private Disk, run idoo Private Disk. Select "Mount or edit a Private Disk" on the panel, and click "Next".
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    • 2. Click the GPD file ① from "Private Disk on HDD", enter the password ② and click "Next". If your encrypted file has been protected, choose the GPD file ③ from "Hidden Private Disk on HDD".
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    • 3. Select "Install onto USB disk" and click "Finish".
    • 6. How to change password of an encrypted folder on HDD
    • 1. Shut down all relevant program of idoo Private Disk, run idoo Private Disk. Double-click the idoo image file, enter the password, click "Open", and then choose "Change Password".
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    • 2. Input your new password, and then click "Change".
    • 7. How to uninstall the encrypted folder on HDD
    • Gpd file
    • Shut down all relevant program of idoo Private Disk. Delete GPD file directly on the HDD without uninstalling.

    • System Requirements
    • Windows 7 8 10 32/64-bit
    • Windows Vista 32/64-bit
    • Windows XP 32/64-bit
    • Windows 2000
    • Windows Server 2000 32/64-bit
    • Windows Server 2003 32/64-bit
    • Windows Server 2008 32/64-bit