Thread: locking folders??
07-16-2008, 05:26 PM #1locking folders??
is it possibe to password protect/lock folders on my computer?
07-16-2008, 05:56 PM #2
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It's a much better idea to log out of your computer altogether. Locking a single folder is like giving someone you don't trust the keys to your car, but keeping the registration and insurance. It's only safe if they're not serious.
07-16-2008, 06:07 PM #3todd51Guest
I find that the equivalent to a password protected folder for OS X is creating an image file through Disk Utility. Set encryption on it allows you to set a password. You can also set the maximum file size that you want the image to allow. Here is Apple's guide on how to achieve this:
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