• • Hide Folders® XP Only
Select unlimited number of
folders and files of your choice to hide and protect by a password. In
one mouse click your selected folders became invisible: it is impossible
to find hidden folders, access any file in them and remove them (even
when removing upper-level folders). You may leave your computer unattended
without worrying if someone will access your private data. Then just run
the program and enter your password - your hidden folders will become
Hide Folders® XP is a simple but ingenious program for Microsoft Windows
XP and 2000 users. Every day we trust our personal files to a computer.
Who knows how many people will want to get access to them? If you share
your computer with coworkers, children, spouse or your computer is always
connected to the Internet, your private files are under threat of being
revealed. Since 2001, our Hide Folders software products help our users
to hide private files and folders from prying eyes.
With Hide Folders XP you can
easily protect any number of folders and files on your computer. You can
select any file or folder to protect from the program, drag-and-drop the
desired files and folders from Windows Explorer into the Hide Folders
XP window or just right click mouse button on a file or folder in Explorer
and select “Hide & Lock with Hide Folders XP” from the
• Unlimited number of files and folders to protect
• Different protection modes: Hide folder, Lock folder, Hide
& Lock folder
• Instance protection - It doesn't perform any file scrambling
or moving to another "secret" place.
• Protected folders will be inaccessible to all users including
• Password protection against unauthorized users
• Folders can be protected even in Safe mode
• True stealth mode
• Windows XP x64 compatibility
• Optional Windows Explorer integration
• Evidence elimination
• Hot keys support
Difference from internal Windows
XP data protection features
A lot of advanced users believe that Hide Folders XP (as well as any other
third party folder protection software) is useless because Windows has
integrated file and folder lock features.
Well, indeed, you can lock folders with Windows XP and this folder will
be inaccessible by the other (unauthorized) users. But there are some
annoying limitations that you should be aware of:
allows you to lock files and folders on NTFS volumes only. FAT and
FAT32 are not supported. Although nowadays it's too difficult to find
a Hard Disk Drive (HDD) formatted with FAT, it's still in use in different
removable storage devices.
2 It is impossible to hide folder or file with standard Windows XP
facilities. Only file and folder lock is possible.
3 There is no way to make folder invisible but accessible which is
helpful for different security tasks like logging, private data recording,
backing up etc.
4 A system administrator can easily get access to the locked folders
5 Windows XP home edition doesn't have a user interface to protect
files and folders.
6 There is no files and folders password protection in Windows XP
(except the password you provide during Windows logon) - as soon as
an authorized user authenticate himself by logging on, s/he get access
to the protected files and folders. If you share your account with
the another users then you can't exploit
Windows folder protection features.
New protection modes: Hide folder, Lock folder, Hide & Lock folder
If you are a Hide Folders XP 1.x user, you are probably know, that all
hidden folders were inaccessible as well. So if you hide a folder with
Hide Folders XP 1.x you also lock this folder. In Hide Folders XP 2.x
this mode is called Hide & Lock. When you add a new folder to Hide
Folders XP list, it will receive Hide &
Lock protection attribute by default.
There are 3 additional protection modes available in Hide Folders XP 2.x:
Hide folder protection mode. The protected file or folder will not be
visible to a user, but it will be possible to access it if you know the
path to the object. This can be helpful when you want to hide application
folders but allow running the applications from these folders. E.g. you
can hide Hide Folders XP application folder, so nobody will know about
it, but if you type from the command prompt "C:\Program Files\HFXP2\hfxp.exe",
Hide Folders XP will run.
Lock folder protection mode. The protected file or folder will be visible
but not accessible. It is similar to built-in protection of Windows NT-based
operating systems on NTFS volumes. You cannot use this protection method
for Windows, System and Hide Folders XP application folders.
No protection mode. If you choose this method, your file or folder will
remain unprotected even if the protection is activated.
Easy password protection
for any private folder
It is very easy to protect files and folders with a password. Just specify
your own password for opening Hide Folders XP and nobody but you will
access your hidden files and folders! For more security you can password
protect Hide Folders XP from unauthorized uninstall.
Stealth mode - Hide a folder and nobody will know about it
It is possible to remove all the tracks of Hide Folders XP.
When Hide Folders XP application is not running, hidden files and folders
are invisible anyway. Moreover, you can remove your Hide Folders XP application
folder and the hidden files and folders will stay invisible.
When you quit Hide Folders XP, it can clear links to protected files from
My Recent Documents folder, clear Recycle Bin file and folders that were
protected before deletion and remove Hide Folders XP application from
the mostly used programs list.
Moreover it is possible to hide uninstall information about Hide Folders
XP software and hide folders even in Windows Safe mode.
As flexible and advanced as you want it to be!
During the development process of the Hide Folders XP we discussed and
considered every detail. Our users offered some of them, so we made the
program as flexible as it was possible:
You can assign hot keys to basic Hide Folders XP actions.
• You can change the default behavior of standard Microsoft
Windows actions (Close window, minimize window).
• You can add Hide Folders XP into Windows Explorer context
menu to hide and lock a file or folder easy even when the program
in not running.
• Hide Folders XP is multilingual software – it can be
easily translated into new languages.
• Command line options allow to use Hide Folders XP from other
software, scripts etc.
Safe and reliable - Hide files and folders safely
Any system and security utilities require more accurate work because
such kind of software can easily make the system unstable. A great
number of testers are testing our software to make sure that it will
not be a reason of data loss.
In compare with other folder protection software, Hide Folders XP
gives you the following benefits:
• Hide Folders XP is fully compatible with Windows 2000 and
Windows XP including Service Pack 2 and x64 edition.
• It works with any Windows-compatible file systems (NTFS, FAT32
• When Hide Folders XP protects files and folders, no file system
structure modifications occurs.
• If you protect a lower-level file or folder and then try to
remove or rename an upper folder, Hide Folders XP will prohibit this
• Security tips that explain how to use Hide Folders XP effectively
and prevent misuse of the program.
• Free and Fast customer support will be happy to help in case
of any problem with software operating.
Every version of Hide Folders XP works better and safely then the previous
one. Due to unique method of keeping information about the hidden folders,
Hide Folders XP 2.x works much faster then any previous version of Hide
Folders XP 1.x.
New protection methods (lock, hide and hide & lock a folder or a file)
work great and add an additional flexibility to the Hide Folders XP 2.x
software. New user interface is more friendly and comprehensible even
for very novice user.
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