Lock Any Kind Of Folder Without Any Software

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Lock Any Kind Of Folder Without Any Software

Follow these steps.

1.Suppose you have a folder named abcd in D:\abcd.

2. the same drive next to the folder create a new notepad file with the exact statement
ren abcd abcd.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B3030

9D}

3.Now save this text file as loc.bat

4.Create another notepad file and type
ren abcd.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} abcd

5.Save this as key.bat

6.Now there are two batch files . Double click loc.bat and your folder will change into Control Panel and its contents cannot be viewed .

7.open the folder double click key.bat and you get back your original folder .

8.For more safety keep the key.bat in another drive .Only for unlocking copy paste to the original location and double click .

If you combine this with the hidden folder trick, it will be impossible for anyone else to access it

Customize Your Start Button

First you need a tool called “Resource Hacker”. This free program allows you to change resources in any .exe file such as “Explorer.exe”, which includes the [Start] button’s Label. You can visit GOOGLE and search there for “Resource Hacker”.
After you download it, follow the guide here:

Step 1:

A – Run “Resource Hacker” and open the file “%windir%\Explorer.exe”.
B – You see a Tree of all Resources in this file, expand the “String Table”
C – Find the “start” and replace it with your own text. then press the [Compile Script] button.
D – Save “Explorer.exe” as “MyStart.exe” DONT save it as Explorer.exe, do “save as..” and give it a new name.
E – Quit “Resource Hacker”.

Step 2:

A – Click on the [Start] button and choose the “Run…” item from the start menu. (Or use the shortcut key WinKey+R)
B – Type “RegEdit” in the Run “Dialog Box”. And then press the [Ok] buton to run the “Registry Editor” program.
C – Go to: “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\C urrentVersion\Winlogon” and find the “Shell” property.
D – Replace value of the “Shell” property to “MyStart.exe”.
E – Quit “Registry Editor”.
F – Restart your system.

Note about Registry Editor:
if you did not find the key “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\C urrentVersion\Winlogon”, you can search the Registry for the “Explorer.exe”, to do this use the Edit menu | Find Next (Ctrl+F).

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