Posts Tagged ‘protect files’

WinMend Folder Hidden – Hide Folders from Other Windows Users

Friday, February 11th, 2011

This seems like a useful application for the security conscious …

It sometimes may be important to hide folders on a multi-user system to avoid access to the files stored within. It makes sense for instance for important documents to prevent that other users (kids anyone?) tamper with the data or access it. Hidden folders are not really a protection on the other hand, as it is easily possible to display and access those folders if the right setting changes are made on the system.


Password Protect Applications with AppAdmin

Monday, October 4th, 2010

I haven’t tested this one myself, but it sounds like an easy way to limit kids’ access to certain computer functions.

If you are living with children, you know that it is important to limit their access to the computer. Best options are to create user accounts for each family member, monitor activities and limit access to specific programs and settings.