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How Do I Install a File and Folder Security Application

December 07, 2011  |  Difficulty: Easy

how to download and install the free Secure Folder© security application.

You may have wondered how to hide sensitive files such as those containing personal information so that they do not end up in the wrong hands. With the Secure Folder© application, you can hide, lock, or encrypt selected folders and their contents, and set varying degrees of protection ranging from simply hiding the files or folders to encrypting them. With this tool, you can make your folders invisible to third parties, or they can be made visible, but inaccessible. The instructions below describe how to download and install the free Secure Folder© security application.

Instructions:

  1. Open your Internet browser and go to the Secure Folder© website.
  2. Click on the “Download Secure Folder” button and on the next page, save the file to your hard disk.
  3. Locate the downloaded file. Unzip it (see the article that focuses on unpacking a zip file) and run the installer by double-clicking the file. If your operating system asks you for confirmation, click on the “Run” button.
  4. On the first welcome screen, click on the “Next” button. In the next box you’ll see a “License Agreement” section. Read the terms and select the “I accept the agreement” radio button. Click on the “Next” button.
  5. Choose the installation path and click on the “Next” button. Do the same on the next two pages as well, then click on the “Install” button.
  6. When the installation process is finished, click on the “Finish” button.

Tips and Tricks:

  • To learn how to set up this application to protect, hide, lock, or encrypt your files and folders, and maximize your security, follow the steps in the article that focuses on hiding, protecting, and encrypting folders.

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