Lock and Hide Folder

Lock and Hide Folder

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 9 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.8
  • Total Downloads:
    146,592
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 26, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (15-day trial); $29.00 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    2.46MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    39
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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As you might expect from its name, this encryption program hides and encrypts important files. It performed well once we applied our administrator settings, but it came with one of the stingiest trial periods we've ever seen.

Lock and Hide Folder has a very basic user interface that proved simple to navigate. Large menu buttons at the top of the window make it easy to add, remove, hide, and show important files. The program uses 256-bit Blowfish encryption to keep your folders safely protected. It's not password-protected when you first access it, so you'll have to go into the Settings menu to create one. Once we entered and confirmed our password, we were asked to run the program as an administrator to apply the password settings. Adding files was extremely easy, as was hiding them from view. As soon as we clicked OK, the folder disappeared instantly. Although we could put the program into stealth mode, doing so didn't prevent us from being able to locate and uninstall it. This may be a trial restriction, but that wasn't indicated.

Each time we accessed the program, a nag screen reminded us of its ridiculously short, 3-day trial period. If you're willing to make up your mind fast, this is one of the easiest programs to use that we've ever tried. It is suitable for any level user.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1–7 of 7

1 stars

"Don't buy it."

August 30, 2010  |  By MykeAndo

 |  Version: Lock and Hide Folder 2.8

Pros

Make me sad.

Cons

just pay and try out this product.
after I reboot my computer, I can't not find all hidden folders back.
their toll free number for customer service doesn't work.
no one reply my email until now.
all my important files are gone.

Summary

1. All my important files and data gone forever. so depressed now. :(

2. As their website say "We are here to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week." Lie?

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4 stars

"Easy, simple. Powerful."

November 28, 2009  |  By alex_tomasson

 |  Version: Lock and Hide Folder 1.4

Pros

Very easy interface. It does it works.

Cons

Has no additioal features.

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3 stars

"Good but not the best"

November 28, 2009  |  By rossmacferson

 |  Version: Lock and Hide Folder 1.4

Pros

I recommend Folder Lock instead. This software is too easy.

Cons

Too easy as for $29.95.

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1 stars

"can u just tell me hoe to access the confirmation email"

August 12, 2008  |  By shamser_S_700

 |  Version: Lock and Hide Folder 1.2

Pros

i have been facing problems in order to access the confirmation email

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2 stars

"Demo feature had no lock ability"

June 30, 2007  |  By NPKAUFMAN

 |  Version: Lock and Hide Folder 1.2

Pros

It did hide folders

Cons

The demo version didn't have a lock option.

No easy uninstall.

I tested it out and I couldn't make the test folder i hid, visible again.

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5 stars

"Exactly what I needed."

June 08, 2006  |  By ilij

 |  Version: Lock and Hide Folder 1.2

Pros

I have been looking for an easy to use powerful tool like this to lock and hide my personal files on my computer. Now I don't have to worry about who is using my computer when im away. I give a "BIG THUMBS UP" to "UP Software" for this one.

Thanks!

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5 stars

"Works.............."

June 07, 2006  |  By drew624

 |  Version: Lock and Hide Folder 1.2

Pros

It's nice to be able to securely hide your files. Especially when friends/family/and who know uses my computer...

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.8
Option to hide installation from Control Panel "Uninstall or change a program"
General
Publisher UP Software
Publisher web site http://www.lock-folder.com
Release Date February 04, 2015
Date Added March 26, 2015
Version 2.8
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.46MB
File Name Lock_and_Hide_Folder.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 146,592
Downloads Last Week 39
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $29

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