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  • 3.0 stars

    "This would be 5 star if it was free!!"

    August 1, 2006  |   By richbot

    Version: Folder Lock 5.6

    Pros

    Overall this is a fabulous product with dazzling features!

    Cons

    Despite this i don't think it is good enough to have to pay for it!! Thats why I give it 3 star and not 5 star!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Extra Features that we call BUGS"

    July 31, 2006  |   By morrisjd1

    Version: Folder Lock 5.6

    Pros

    At first the product worked great. Easy to navigate and simple to use. Paid the cash to use it.

    Cons

    Booted up and could not gain access to the Folder Lock program then could not gain access to the files. Emailed Customer support three times over a week with no reply. Web sites states 24 hour replies, guess it was Jupiter time. Booted up and magically got access again and copies all my files out and uninstalled the buggy software. Is it good encryption when you cannot even get to your own files?

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It's a good piece of software."

    July 31, 2006  |   By bluesgent

    Version: Folder Lock 5.6

    Pros

    It works well. I installed it on a separate hard drive where all my "Documents" are kept. I collected all documents that have sensitive data and copied to the "Locker" folder. I also back up everything to a netwotked drive including the "locker" folder. I do this using "SecondCopy". You unlock "FolderLock" and do your backup. After the backup you have relock the "Locker" folders.

    I also have it on a USB stick where I can put other sensitive files I carry around.

    Cons

    It only worked on my USB stick with this latest version; no other complaints.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "CAN EASILY BE DEFEATED"

    July 30, 2006  |   By branchau

    Version: Folder Lock 5.6

    Pros

    Nice, original user interface

    Cons

    Supposedly hidden files in the application's Locker can all be seen intact when they are accessed from a Linux platform. I hid files using this application on my Windows XP based PC and from a CD version of Ubuntu Linux, all those "hidden" files were completely visible.

    The previous version of this product has also been severely and rightly condemned by another user review at Download.com for the same reason. Obviously the developper has been unable or unwilling to resolve this major deficiency so far.

    This is a "user beware" product.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Excellent Product"

    July 30, 2006  |   By vidyu

    Version: Folder Lock 5.6

    Pros

    I have been using this for about 6 months and never lost any files or had any problems. It has a simple user interface where you can choose which files to lock or move to 'locker' for a more secure protection. Further more the locked files are hidden in most programs (although visible in nero/ roxio programs, but u cannot open files) U have to remember to lock files back before u exit the program otherwise the locker remains unlocked. You also get a right click option to lock any files using folder lock

    Cons

    if you have to keep files in locker folder lock moves these files to the drive where the program is installed, a problem if you have multiple hard disks. there can be only one account on one computer so if different users use the same computer and need differnt accounts u cannot do that.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Avoid this programme."

    July 26, 2006  |   By ovlov70

    Version: Folder Lock 5.6

    Pros

    none.

    Cons

    After using this for about one week,I tried one day to login to view my files,and it would not allow me access,kept asking for my password,even though I was entering it correctly,it also would not uninstall as it needs the password first,in the end I had to format the drive and reinstall everything,you have being warned!!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Really good"

    July 23, 2006  |   By lxpower2002

    Version: Folder Lock 5.6

    Pros

    Two types of locking files: Protect the files and folders where they are or move them to "locker" so that you can encrypt them and do other things, where there is no way of vewing the files, even with other OS. Easy to use. program can be hidden in start menu, add/remove, and etc. so that no one knows that you have hidden files. You can secure a removable drive like a flash usb a cd or a floppy and it keeps needing password on every computer that you put it on. Other tools to wipe files and protect your pc. Other things, i can't remember, but is a really good software, if you have very secret confidential data or simply want to keep certain files away from your co-worklers or kids, you should download it.

    Cons

    Many people say that the files aren't locked and whatever, but that's because when they log-in in the program they unlock their files, and close the program without clicking the 'lock' button and selecting the type of locking desired (fast-medium-High security encription). If you have this problem, do that and when it says 'your files are locked', it's safe to close-it.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "What a pice of crap"

    July 22, 2006  |   By Blackfiredesigns.com

    Version: Folder Lock 5.6

    Pros

    None

    Cons

    As soon as i installed this program i was rather distort that my files was not locked at all.

    Also my East Tec Eraser program and other various software started to crash and reboot my system. once i uninstalled it my computer was back to normal...

    DO NOT TRY THIS SOFTWARE, ITS CRAP

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