0How To Prevent Access To Your Personal / Financial Files In Windows?

Posted by Harwinder Kumar at 3/19/2011 Posted in:

Hi everyone! This trick will show you how to prevent access to personal files, follow these steps:
  • Suppose you have a text file called “Example”.
  • Go to Tools> Folder Options> Go to View Tab.
  • Uncheck the option “Hide Extensions for Known File Types”.
  • This action will display the extensions of filese in the computer.
  • Click Apply and OK.
  • The file “Example” will be displayed as “Example.txt”.
  • Rename the file from “Example.doc” to “Example.aaa”.
  • You can give any file name and any extension instead of “.aaa” but ensure that the extension is not associated with any other program.
  • The Computer will ask you for confirmation.
  • Click Yes.
  • The file icon will change now.
  • Your file is in-accessible now.
For viewing back the file:
  • Open the program in which the file can be view. In the above example, open notepad.
  • Drag the file to the notepad.
  • That's all.
  • OR change back the extension to ".txt".
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