Lock Folder without any softwares

Want to lock or hide your files in windows xp.  Even if users search file ,they can’t find the folder. It can’t be find when we click show hidden files and show protected.   This is most simplest to hide or lock the folder in few steps.

  1. open cmd
  2. get to the folder path.
  3. and type “attrib +s +h folder_name” (without quotes)
  4. this will hide completely.
  5. to unhide type “attrib -s -h folder_name” (without quotes)