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Lock Your Favorites With FaveLock

You may have data on your computer that you don't want other people to be able to access. Securing this data is important especially if you share your computer with someone else or if it's not in a secure location. You can use Windows security features if you have multiple user accounts to try and secure certain folders but you will need to know how to assign the permissions the right way so you don't lock yourself out too.

FaveLock lets you lock specific folders contained in Windows Favorites. When attempting to access a locked folder, the user is prompted for a password to unlock the folder and its contents. Folders not designated as locked appear and operate as they normally would within Explorer. To lock folders again after unlocking, you can access the Lock folders commandfrom Internet Explorer's Tools menu or from a system tray icon, or simply close Internet Explorer. FaveLock supports Windows profiles, so multiple users sharing a single workstation can maintain individual settings for locked folders.

FaveLock encrypts passwords and the original contents of a locked folder. The longer the password you choose, the more secure your data. When you bring up your list of Favorites within Internet Explorer, whether you use the Favorites menu or open the Favorites bar, any folder not designated as locked appears and operates normally. A locked folder, however, will display a yellow padlock icon and the text Unlock. FaveLock hides only the sites and subfolders within a folder; it does not hide the folder itself.

This security program can be yours for only $7.95.

Download FaveLock here.


 

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