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How to Password Protect Folder in External Hard Drive on Windows 10/8/7

Step 1 Launch Free External Hard Drive Folder Lock

Step 2 Click "Encrypt" button and then hit the "Open Encryption" to select files or folders from External Hard Drive or you can select the whole drive to encrypt.

Step 3 Input your password and select encryption type.

Tips: You can also disguise files, folders or drives with password.

Click "Disguise" button to disguise folder as Recycle, Printer, Network Dialing or Neighborhood. Click "Non-disguise", input password to restore folders.

Click "History" button to check records of your operations. You can also encrypt record, disguise record and delete record to protect your privacy.