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Re: lock a drive and folders

Bruce Chambers
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      6th Aug 2009

alikhan wrote:
> hi
> i have some private data in my pc
> and my cosins r visiting us in few days
> i dont want to show my private data to them
> can i lock my drive or folders by cmd or some other method?
> thanks.

Although these articles refer to WinXP, the same principles apply:

HOW TO Create and Configure User Accounts in Windows XP

HOW TO Set, View, Change, or Remove File and Folder Permissions

HOW TO Set, View, Change, or Remove Special Permissions for Files and

The simplest method, of course, you be to simply deny your cousins
access to your computer, entirely.


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