Lock A Specific Folder In Windows Via Command Prompt


Lock A Specific Folder In Windows - ITTWIST


Our All Information's are stored in files which is further contained in some directory or folder . If you have specific folder in windows containing a confidential data , then you must need security to lock it from the public. Mostly , this article works for students studying in institutions, colleges,schools where the students specific contents are available to all. So  In order to avoid this , lock a specific folder from all users by following this simple steps.
 
Here Is A Way Out :-

1. Press Win+R key , type cmd & Press ENTER.

2. Then Type cacls "SPECIFIC_DIRECTORY" /E /P everyone:N & Press Enter.

Lock A Specific Folder In Windows Via Command Prompt - ITTWIST


3. Now your specific folder is locked from the public, if you dare to open it , " It will give you an error message".

Lock A Specific Folder In Windows Via Command Prompt 1- ITTWIST


NOTE:
1. By doing this folder containing specified confidential data is locked.
2. Folder Cannot be modified or deleted.

How To Access ?

1. Press Win+R key , type cmd & Press ENTER.

2. Then Type cacls "SPECIFIC_DIRECTORY" /E /P everyone:F & Press Enter.

Lock A Specific Folder In Windows Via Command Prompt 2- ITTWIST


3. Now your specific folder is accessible to all , after accessing it lock it from other by above listed steps.


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