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Full user review
"It was a nice try, anyway"
Secures your private files.
Where do I start? 3 major cons: 1) the shredder wouldn't work for me. I emailed the company's tech support and was told that it wasn't ready yet and it was something they were working on (!). 2) In "Stealth Mode", which is supposed to hide any sign of Folder Lock and the files it's hiding/encrypting, the lockers were still visible in Windows Explorer. I sent another email to the company - I was told it was "something they were working on." (!) (Why offer these features when they're not even up and running yet?) 3) The Folder Lock program itself, along with my 4 lockers, took up more than 180 GB of my 283 GB hard drive! There wasn't much in those lockers - I had 4 of them for organizational reasons, not because I needed a lot of space. That's pretty ridiculous! It took me forever to figure out why I kept getting messages from my computer that my hard drive was full.
It comes down to this; the product will keep your files secure, but it won't shred whatever you want to delete securely (even though the button for the tool is there), it won't hide the fact that you're using a file encryption program from anyone who might get into/onto your computer (even though it tells you it can), and most importantly, you need a really, really big hard drive to use it. What a fiasco. Not cheap either. Keep in mind that you're paying for features that don't even exist yet (only in the developers' imaginations, apparently).