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I am looking for a solution to hide file contained in a folder, block access and hide even file names.

I've been able to achieve the first and second result using Axcrypt but my file names still can be seen...

Any hints?

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What's the difference between hiding a file and hiding a file name? –  Lèse majesté Mar 16 '12 at 10:37
    
Sorry if I was unclear: I need that instead of the file name "textfile.txt" it reads "xxxxxx.xxx" or something like that –  Pitto Mar 16 '12 at 10:55

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Blocking read access to the folder itself will hide all the filenames in that folder - this is the simplest way to do it under Windows or Unix.

Use access controls to only allow access to specified users/accounts.

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The problem is that is a shared computer and both people use the same username/password so the problem should be solved using an utility like axcrypt –  Pitto Mar 19 '12 at 11:47
    
how can you distinguish between users if they use the same username? –  Rory Alsop Mar 19 '12 at 13:04

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