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How can i Put a password on a folder "encrypt"
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Not sure exactly what you are asking but check out this article on folder/file encryption.

Espionage Brings “Tricksy” Folder Encryption to OS X: Apple News, Tips and Reviews

I picked up Espionage with a bundle somewhere. It works well enough.
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Is there a way i can put a password on a folder I have people going on my laptop all day and i don't want them going through files that they should'nt be going through is there a way i can password protect them?
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TrueCrypt - Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows 7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X and Linux - Downloads

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Why not create a guest account?
Seems much easier....

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Take s2odin's advice. Keep your account for YOU and use guest or user accounts for ANYONE else (including your pals, lovers, mom, etc). Really it will save you soooo much hassle in the long run.
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