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Password protect a folder

For example: I store my payslips in digital form on my computer. How can I prevent someone who has legitimate access to the computer from accessing this folder?

I know about password protected archives and the like, I would just make life easier if I could protect a whole folder.


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marked as duplicate by Mehper C. Palavuzlar, Ron Tuffin, ChrisF, random Nov 19 '10 at 13:47

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I saw that question. It was tagged with windows-7 so I did not look further. The accepted answer there will work. Hope that does not change. –  Ron Tuffin Nov 19 '10 at 9:11

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I am a fan of truecrypt. Now that you have an encrypted drive you can use subst to put the "drive" where a folder should be...might take a couple more steps, but it's a free solution that just works.

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Truecrypt is great for things like this. –  Joe Taylor Nov 19 '10 at 14:17

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