Easy File Locker

Easy File Locker

Download Editors' Rating:
2.5
Average
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 39 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.5
  • Total Downloads:
    160,608
  • Date Added:
    June 13, 2014
  • File Size:
    322.16KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    470
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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This free privacy programs lets you hide and lock your most sensitive files and folders, but we found its user interface counterintuitive and lacking password protection.

Easy File Locker has a very plain user interface. The black-on-white command buttons aren't the least bit eye-appealing. But more importantly, the large blank window gives the impression that you can drag and drop files, but that proved not to be the case when we tried it. When we selected the add file button, a window appeared with boxes already checked to allow access and visibility to files, as well as the capability to write and delete them. We assumed that unchecking the boxes would turn off their respective functions, but doing so did just the opposite. Once we got used to the interface, the program worked as promised, but without any password protection, our changes were vulnerable to anyone with access to our PC.

Despite being freeware, this tool doesn't offer much in terms of privacy. If you're looking for a secure way to hide or lock your files, we recommend that you keep looking. It left no traces on our PC when we uninstalled it.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Quick and simple"

December 30, 2013  |  By RajaCnet97

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Ease of use, add folder or file then set password and there you go
Simple functionality that works
Windows Explorer can still search it but cannot open it.

Cons

Security wise just password protected.

Summary

Like it for simple functionality which works for most users.

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1 stars

"It doesn't work!"

April 30, 2013  |  By frustratedintn

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

None that I can think of.

Cons

How do you uninstall a program that can't be uninstalled. You download their software and pay for it. This is illware. Which I haven't done. Hopefull download.com will rectify this arrogant attempt to bamboozle the public.

Summary

It is really rediculous to have this available on your website. Or you need to alert the consumer about the need to purchase other software.

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1 stars

"Apart from pass.1 more"

October 25, 2012  |  By Alive-tutors

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

after looking this con u will say really no pros

Cons

it clearly says, if u use in windows safe mode, the locked files and folders aar accessible. :P



really a fail

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5 stars

"SUPER LITTLE PROGRAM"

October 06, 2012  |  By easydusit490439502

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Easy enough to use, does what it says, keeps me from messing up my own files.

Cons

none that I have found!

Summary

Great small footprint program that will protect you from yourself.
We all know what that can mean.

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1 stars

"Wouldnt let you create password.Wouldnt uninstall.FAIL!"

April 09, 2012  |  By Sunny7dec

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Gives invalid password error when creating a password for the first time. Absolutely stupid. No pros at all!

Cons

Everything!

Summary

After installing, it asks you to create password. You enter a password and it says 'INVALID PASSWORD!" I mean how effing stupid is that?? Not it would not even uninstall, since it gives the same error while uninstalling. "Invalid password" When it didnt even let me create on in the first place. EPIC FAIL. AVOID!

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1 stars

"This is awful.Don't use it!"

February 13, 2012  |  By rajopapic

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Nothing at all.

Cons

Soon i installed it ask me for pass.witch i didnt set up at all.And worse i cant uninstall it anymore without password. I send question to Xoslab support, still no answer from them. Run away from this program

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5 stars

"Best free file locker"

January 04, 2012  |  By Softwarerover

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

This is not an encryption program but a "file locker" as clearly described. A very good tool to protect files you don't want to accidentally overwrite or delete. You can on the fly add a file or even a complete folder to be protected and there you go. In addition, you can hide any file in the list. If you are the only user of your computer you don't even need a password since the ultimate goal is to protect your files against your own negligence. I noticed that it is the same programmer who gave us the excellent "Shadow Defender". Good work and give us again such nice tools.

Cons

None but if you're looking for encryption software this is not it.

Summary

If you need to protect files or folders against your mistakes, you now have a good and simple tool to do it.

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1 stars

"Waste of time"

June 14, 2011  |  By compsupergeek

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

Not a damn thing

Cons

Everything, seeing how this program does absolutely nothing.

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5 stars

"very good one. easy to use"

March 29, 2011  |  By ind11

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

works well

Cons

easy handling

Summary

good product and 100% working

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5 stars

"Perfect one and so easy to use it"

March 29, 2011  |  By dineshcdk

 |  Version: Not Found

Pros

This tools is amazing. I am using in windows7 and it works superb.
Its a free tool so no need to pay for it.

Cons

Product features are as simple as it is. any one can easily understand and use it efficiently.I have been searching in web for similar products and used so many of them, but i recommend this is the best product i came across with freeware.

Summary

Must use product with out any tension..Very good one..
Thanks to the developers and thanks to CNET.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.5
Version 1.5 is a bug fixing release.
General
Publisher Xoslab
Publisher web site http://www.xoslab.com
Release Date June 03, 2014
Date Added June 13, 2014
Version 1.5
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows Server 2008
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 322.16KB
File Name EFL1.5_Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 160,608
Downloads Last Week 470
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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