WinMend Folder Hidden

WinMend Folder Hidden

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 36 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4.5.3
  • Total Downloads:
    76,345
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 16, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.38MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    79
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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WinMend Folder Hidden is an interesting security utility that can safely hide any file or folder on a Windows partition or removable device, which covers most users' hard drives and external drives as well as flash drives, memory cards and sticks, micro devices, and anything else you can store a file on. Your files and folders stay safe and hidden even if they're reinstalled on another computer, and they can't be seen or accessed by other programs and operating systems. You can enable password protection for specific files and folders or whole volumes of data. WinMend claims that "safety first" was a guiding principle in developing Folder Hidden and promises it will never damage the files and folders it secures.

The program's interface is fairly basic, just a tabbed window with directory-style list and a few simple commands, but there are some customization options, such as the ability to change the layout's colors. One of the advantages WinMend claims for Folder Hidden is its ability to quickly hide virtually any size folder or file, up to dozens of gigabytes. It certainly performs its duty quickly and effectively, hiding folders from view and retrieving them when you enter your selected password.

There are lots of reasons to hide data, not the least of which is that it's part of a general PC security regimen that could head off a hassle some day. WinMend Folder Hidden is freeware. It works with 64-bit versions of Windows, including Vista, so Windows 7 shouldn't be a problem.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Very efficient and easy to use."

September 27, 2011  |  By sercnet

 |  Version: WinMend Folder Hidden 1.4.5.3

Pros

You can hide and unhide your folders very easily
Good graphics

Cons

Not fast to open the program

Summary



Updated on Sep 27, 2011

The software has been working great since I installed it one year ago.
The new version changes nothing, keeps working fair and lets you choose between more languages.
Folders appear and disappear instantly, while a "Winmend~Folder~Hidden" folder is created in local disk C, without affecting the System in any way.
WinMend Folder Hidden can be tried at any time, in my opinion.

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1 stars

"avoid this one"

September 21, 2011  |  By DaveKimble3

 |  Version: WinMend Folder Hidden 1.4.5.3

Pros

none, this is rubbish

Cons

It hid my folder and then later said it was the first time I had used it, so I lost my folder. Support sent one standard email, then one diagnostic how-to, but nothing more.

Summary

Back up you folder before you hide it - which totally defeats the object.
Not just useless, positively dangerous.

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1 stars

""This program does not work""

September 17, 2011  |  By donvancouver

 |  Version: WinMend Folder Hidden 1.4.5.3

Pros

If it worked it would be great.

Cons

It created a hidden folder"Winmend~Folder~Hidden" on everyone of my " NINE" Hard Drives
I could not delete these files even when the program has been uninstalled.

Summary

I did a test using Winmend on a small folder. I tried to hide it and then tried to unhide it.
I did nothing in between.
The software set the folder to Winmend~Folder~Hidden
And the software put an entry with this name "Winmend~Folder~Hidden" on everyone of my " NINE" Hard Drives. I could not delete these folders and spent several hours trying different delete methods. I finally managed to get rid of them by using IObit unlocker.
I would never trust this program even if it worked on any critical data.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher WinMend
Publisher web site http://www.winmend.com
Release Date September 16, 2011
Date Added September 16, 2011
Version 1.4.5.3
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.38MB
File Name WinMend-Folder-Hidden.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 76,345
Downloads Last Week 79
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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