Make password protected folder using batch script

Make password protected folder using batch script

Hi, interesting and useful trick to password protect folder without using any software using batch file programming.


There are a lot of methods are available that you can use to create a password protected folder. Most of them require the use of some third party software. Using this neat method you can hide your folders with a quick batch script.

It’s important to note that this will not actually conceal your data from somebody who knows what they are doing.


1. Open Notepad and Copy code given below into it.


if EXIST “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST MyFolder goto MDMyFolder
echo Are you sure to lock this folder? (Y/N)
set/p “cho=>”
if %cho%==Y goto LOCK
if %cho%==y goto LOCK
if %cho%==n goto END
if %cho%==N goto END
echo Invalid choice.
ren MyFolder “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
attrib +h +s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
echo Folder locked
goto End
echo Enter password to Unlock Your Secure Folder
set/p “pass=>”
if NOT %pass%== techipick goto FAIL
attrib -h -s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
ren “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” MyFolder
echo Folder Unlocked successfully
goto End
echo Invalid password
goto end
md MyFolder
echo MyFolder created successfully
goto End

Here I’ve used password as techipick (See bold text). You may change it with your own password.

2. Save the notepad file as lock.bat (.bat is must)
3. Now double click on lock.bat and a new folder will be created with name MyFolder
4. Copy all your data you want to protect in that New folder
5. Now double click on lock.bat and when command promp appears Type Y and press enter.
6. Now MyFolder will be hidden from you view, to access that folde double click on lock.bat
7. It will ask for password enter your password and done.
Note: To change the password replace techipick with new password in the above code


Enable or Disable USB Devices on computer

Disabling USB devices is one of the effective methods to prevent confidential information leaks, data theft, and to protect computers from malicious files. USB devices are often used by perpetrators, and that is why it is important to protect the computer and the network from intrusion via USB ports.

METHOD 1: Using Registry editor

1. Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog, type regedit, and press Enter.

2. If prompted by UAC, then click/tap on Continue (Vista) or Yes (Windows 7/8).

3. In regedit, navigate to the location below.


4. To Enable USB Storage Devices in Windows

A) In the right pane of USBSTOR, double click/tap on Start to modify it.
B) Type in 3, click on OK, and go to step 6 below.

5. To Disable USB Storage Devices in Windows

A) In the right pane of USBSTOR, double click on Start to modify it.
B) Type in 4, click on OK, and go to step 6 below. (see screenshot below step 5B)

6. Close regedit.

METHOD 2: Using Device manager


1. Go to Device Manager (Right click My Computer, choose Manage, choose Device Manager in left pane).
2. Now look for USB Devices in the right pane, right click on the device and choose disable.

Enable Right click and copy text from a right-click disabled web page

You might have seen some website is right click protected and disabled copying its contents. Copy-pasting some body else work is very common. Though, very few people actually give the credit link or mention about the source. Specially, in Blogging people copy each other content and increase plagiarism. Apart from all Auto-blogging tool, most common form of copying a page is by selecting text > mouse right-click and copy the content. In WordPress, we can easily disable this by using disable right click WordPress plugin.

Many websites disable CTRL +C options to ensure better security from hackers and malicious sites. Its quite annoying, you don’t realize just how much you use right-click until you can’t use it! There are a lot of useful features in the short menu that it opens up. While most are also available in the main browser menu, it’s often much quicker to use the right-click menu — this is usually the closest menu you have available. By simply disabling your browser java script temporarily, you can remove these protections. Follow these steps according to your browser.

Internet Explorer Browser:

Goto Tools>Internet options>Security

Now Click on Custom Level

Now find Scripting Section it will be around the end.

Now disable Active Scripting.This will disable JavaScript and vbscript in your browser.

Click on OK.

Now restart your browser

Mozilla Firefox Browser:

Goto Tools>Options>Content

Uncheck the box Enable JavaScript

Click Ok

Open the website that have blocked your right click.

Google Chrome Browser:

Click on the Wrench Icon on the top right side on your browser.

Click on Options

Click on Show advanced seettings…

Click on Content Settings and then on JavaScript

Disable java script and open the website.

There are a many other tricks to disable blocked right click. I have shown the most basic trick that you can use anywhere without any special software.