Folder Secure

Folder Secure

Download Editors' Rating:
1
Terrible
Average User Rating:
1.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6
  • Total Downloads:
    2,536
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 23, 2006
  • Price:
    Free to try (15-day trial); $29.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    3.5MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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This overzealous program promises to protect others from accessing your PC, but if you follow the default installation process, it locks you out instead. We strongly suggest you don't even test this flawed app.

Folder Secure installs fine, displays the default password, and then instructs you to restart your computer. Don't take that step until you open the program's plain interface. Change the app's defaults that block access to key system areas and programs. Even then, this unsafe little app can still cause major access issues that will waste your valuable time.

Some testers followed the prompt without changing defaults. Their PCs would start as normal, but the desktop would disappear as the screensaver opened. Mouse, keyboard, and hot-key combinations would not bring back the desktop. Opening the Control Panel or Task Manager immediately on desktop load failed to stop the app from blanking the desktop and loading the screensaver. The solution was to quickly uninstall the program in the 30-second interval immediately after bootup.

Reliable access programs at least pull up a dialog to allow a password to bypass the system block. Not so with Folder Secure. Novice users are strongly cautioned not to install this demo. There's only a 15-day trial, but that is 14.95 days longer than you'll need to realize your best option is to uninstall it.

 
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1 stars

"Corupted"

August 31, 2006  |  By Sonny420

 |  Version: Folder Secure 6

Cons

The File Is Corupted

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Max Secure
Publisher web site http://www.maxpcsecure.com
Release Date February 23, 2006
Date Added February 23, 2006
Version 6
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 98/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 3.5MB
File Name foldersecure.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,536
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $29.95
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