Software encryption and locking files, folders or drives?
Anyone know of 1 or more encryption software and locking files, folders or drives?
I tried some software encryption a few years ago, and they seemed to corrupt the files after decryption.
Thanks in advance
BitLocker Drive encryption is available in Windows Vista & Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate for client computers and in Windows Server 2008.
TrueCrypt - Free Open source...
- Windows explore-
- Folder options and research-
- See tab-
- do not show hidden files, folders or drives button (small blue dot)
It will not disappear.
There is no button 'Show hidden... '. ».
There is only 'don't show me. " ' button.
It will not change no matter what I do.
Most other items in the view tab have check boxes or replacements to choose.
This is not the case.
I want to see everything.
P.S. On a side note - I was looking for initially c:\programdata (directory). That's how all this started. I FOUND IT, is told in passing. HOWEVER - IT DOES NOT EVEN APPEAR ON THE PROMPT BACK - OMG.
Just thought I would add that :)
I see that you have some problems with the display tab in windows Explorer. I'll help you with this problem.
1. What is the brand and model of the computer?
2. what security software is installed on the computer?
3. have you made changes on the computer recently?
Start the computer in safe mode and check if that helps.
Advanced startup options (including safe mode): http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Advanced-startup-options-including-safe-mode
Run a full scan of the computer with the Microsoft Safety Scanner to make sure that the computer is virus-free.
Microsoft safety scanner: http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx
Warning of Security Scanner: there could be a loss of data while performing an analysis using the Microsoft safety scanner to eliminate viruses as appropriate.
I suggest that you can exercise SFC scan and check if that helps. The SFC/SCANNOW command analyzes all protected system files and replaces incorrect versions with appropriate Microsoft versions.
For more information how to make SFC / scan, please follow this link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833
You can try to restore the computer to a date earlier and check.
Important: System Restore will return all system files not as documents, email, music, etc., to a previous state. These files of types are completely affected by the restoration of the system. If it was your intention with this tool to recover a deleted file to non-system, try using a file instead of system restore recovery program.
I would like to create a new user account and check if that helps.
Create a user account: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/windows7/Create-a-user-account
If the problem does not occur in the new user account, you can transfer the files from the damaged to the new user account by using the article user account "difficulty a user profile is corrupted.
Difficulty a user profile is corrupted: http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile
Let us know if you need assistance with any windows problem. We will be happy to help you.
The other day I noticed that I could not move or drag-and - drop folders or files on my desk. Even with photos, etc. When I try to move them into the office, following shadow file the mouse as usual, but when I left to go to the let down, I get a small black circle with a line through it. This indicates that the procedure is not allowed. Do not hesitate to offer easy solutions/advice, that I may have missed it, but trust me, I googled several tips on what to do with no luck! I even did a backup of the registry to try a 'dragdropfix.reg' that I found, but this info was from 2004. When I tried, I got the message: "cannot import c:\Documents and Settings, etc., etc\dragdropfix.reg the specified file is not a registry script. You can only import binary registry files in the registry editor. (whatever that means)
I found I can add new folders, files and images for the office and can delete them. I can't, however, drag-and - drop into another folder on the desktop. I can't also drag them into the trash to delete, but I can right-click and then delete them.
I tried the simpler options to right click on the desktop to make the various advice offered by doing this, but the chance either. Please offer advice, even if you think I can have already tried. You never know.
I am running Windows XP Home Edition with IE 8. If you need other info, please let me know and how to find it. I'd be happy. It drives me crazy and I'm confident and hoping you ladies and gentlemen can offer advice on how to solve this problem!
Boot is a way to solve this problem
So I know there is a method that is free but it's like a process 13 step to the password protect a folder. The user who needs this is not very computer savvy, so I need a simplified solution. Ideal when you click with the right button on the file and say "Password Protect" then whenever it is open they are prompted to enter a password.
I realize the pitfalls with this logic and expressed that there are more effective ways to secure files, but that's what the user wants. Can anyone recommend a program that they have had experience with what fits my needs?
I can't say that I ever heard of a program that will do what you describe. Wouldn't be easier to just create a user account for that person who is not giving them access to everything that is in the administrator account, if this is intended to prevent from opening/viewing certain files and folders?
I want to warn the user domain to copy files or folders in windows xp
You can't avoid it.
There are other things you can do:
- Enable auditing of file to their computers so that Windows saves which copy / move the files where on this computer.
- Use NTFS permissions to prevent user access to folders and files, they do not have the authorization to do so.
- Sticks to use Group Policy to prevent the use of USB.
One of our PC workstations, under the profile of user accounts (C:\Users\Mr.A, a lot of word, Excel or PDF files were locked or unknown owner...
Thousands of files on there that is hard for me to see that whoever is locked or given any ownership rights.
The error when I tried to copy the Document, Office and Ddownload folder under Adrien, error with this message, "file Access Denny" from
So I need to check this file error and assigned its owner to administrator name just as I can copy this file... but there are lots of files which has more mistakes like this after the first file assigned to the property of the administrator.
so could you help me to fix this?
You must enter the property of your records and give you complete access rights - see here:
I have a strange problem. I had a folder with files and folders one couple with backups of these files. Suddenly, everything that is found in this folder is titled 'No' icon and all other files and folders disappeared. When I try to copy my files into this folder, it says the files already exist, but I showed you the hidden files and system. When you click the icon not specified, it shows all files, including those located in the subfolders. I can't move or copy this file (?) not specified. What is this thing not specified and how to do things the way they were?
Looks like you may have a virus or other malware. Get your updated antivirus program and boot into Safe Mode. Note that some viruses can hide from your normal antivirus program, so you really need to scan in Safe Mode. To enter in Safe Mode when you turn on first, press F8 on every seconds until you get the menu, and then select Safe Mode. Then run a complete system scan.
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Moderator Forum Keith has a few suggestions along this line to
If that suits him fine. If this is not the case, use system restore to go back to an earlier date at the beginning of the problem. To run system restore, click Start-> programs-> Accessories-> System Tools-> system restore. Click on the box that says show more restore points.
You can check the corrupted system files. Open an administrator command prompt and run SFC if the above does not help. Click START, and then type sfc in the search box, right-click to SFC. EXE and click run as administrator. Then, from the command prompt type sfc/scannow.
Finally if all else fails, you can look at the rather cryptic system event log. To make, click Start-> Control Panel-> administration-> event viewer tools. Once in Event Viewer system log-click and scroll entries looking for these "error" with indicator see if you can find guidance on where the problem may be.
I hope this helps. Good luck.
Windows XP SP3: Unable to start, System Restore cannot drag and drop ALL the files/folders on the desktop and applications, many unable to start, services cannot search, cannot copy or transfer the any files folders...
After a recent power outage, my system has restarted with a weird and very common Windows problems range. The system boots fine, all my personal files/folders/apps are intact, have suddenly stopped almost all functions of applications, but many crucial functions of the Windows kernel. Everything seems to point to several Windows Services are unable to start (administrative tools on the start menu). I am running Win XP SP3 and that he was going to upgrade to Windows 7, but I wanted to backup everything in advance. As I have 29 000 hours on my C: drive and a lot of time invested in my system, files, and applications, I am extremely reluctant to risk losing my files and applications by performing any type of reinstalling Windows. Strangely, begin to almost all my apps and all my files are accessible for the most part, but I've lost the ability to drag and drop files, folders or items in a list within the applications COMPLETELY. I can't copy or paste anything, can't move the desktop icons (although I can create new files and folders). So at the moment I can't save anything or even a single file transfer to a hard drive on another storage medium. Immediate reaction: try safe mode and try the system restore safe mode has the same problems (likely due to the large number of system services that inexplicably refuses to start) and the system restore says an error window saying "system restore is not able to protect your computer at this time. try restoring the system running and restart again", which of course NEVER changes. It's the equivalent of getting a tire on your car in the middle of nowhere to find the spare tire flat and the missing Jack. I have used to be fanatical about the definition of the regular restore points, but now can not access them. I have backups of most of my personal files, but over years have lost most of the original installation CD for many of my applications (there are over 100 applications on my system) and I don't want to lose the file associations and architecture of directory tree that it took my so long to implement. I started with Win XP media center edition of first (circa 2004 or almost) and have migrated twice more of 3 hard disks and 2 computers. All this time (5 years of daily use), I have NEVER known so many malfunctions for as many Windows basic and vital functions at the same time. I tried a lot of 3rd party "windows fix - it / registry repair" apps, all have no effect. Everything I can speculate is there was some serious damage to the registry and have no idea how/why so many Services refuse to start. In MMC, more than half of the services actually start and run, the rest all give the error message "the service or dependencies is not start (error 1068).» In addition, very oddly, no. APPS or windows appear in the toolbar AT ALL, but the Quick Launch toolbar works very well, just like the tray button and start tasks (?! )!). If I reduce a window, it "disappears" (Nothing on the task bar), but I can restore it using the alt - tab keyboard shortcut to switch apps, so all applications/windows appear on the list of the Task Manager. A few apps is paralyzed bad, as the player windows media, itunes, etc. (I guess because the service windows audio can not not start), some won't start at all, but 90% of them work fine, except to try to copy or back up all files. I can create new files, however. I'm desperate to find a solution to repair XP3 Win WITHOUT losing my installed applications and files, before I try and switch to WIndows 7. Any help/suggestions/links/advice would be much appreciated. I'm an experienced user, but I've never met so many malfunctions based on the OS at a time. I, however, very painfully learned (years before that my system so complex) it's been almost a re-installation of Windows guarantees to lose my installed apps and files, the directory tree architecture associations.
I'll be honest with you - your message is so difficult to read that I don't bother to go through all that. Next time consider using white space, ball or points numbered, etc. to make your message more readable. I stopped reading after your first sentence and only scanned the rest quickly. I do not mean to hurt your feelings; just trying to help you get targeted answers you need for the future.
The blackout has corrupted your Windows installation. Back up your data now. Since you have problems so much, it would be probably best is to remove the hard drive, put it in a USB drive enclosure and attach it to another computer to copy the data OR start the target with Linux Livecd such as Knoppix system and copy the data to an external hard drive. IOW, do not use the damaged windows to try to get your data.
You can try a repair that will leave your programs and facility data intact, but with this widespread bribery, it is unlikely to work. However, it takes only a few minutes and is so worth a try. If the repair facility does not work there is nothing to do, but a clean install. And Yes, it will mean that over again.
Consider buying a UPS to help prevent future damage by power outages. For a single computer, you should look for one in the area of $60 to 80. A more expensive UPS is not necessary. Another good disaster recovery strategy is to buy an external hard drive and Acronis True Image. You can image your system (and can make an incremental backup image so that your image is still current). You can apply your image and be back running that you were in relatively few minutes after a hard drive or Windows to fail.
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm - repair install how-to
http://michaelstevenstech.com/cleanxpinstall.html - Clean install - how-to
http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/page2.html#Reinstalling_Windows - you will need at hand MS - MVP - Elephant Boy computers - Don ' t Panic!
I would like to know what is the difference between Program files (x 86) and program files folders, they are both necessary for the functioning of the system and do they have anything to do with the operation of 32 and 64-bit Vista?
These files both contain some but not all of the same files, why is it so?.
Program files (x 86) provides you with the location for 32-bit software, and the Program folder files is that of your 64-bit software. Because Windows Vista can run 32-bit applications using the wow64 emulator, it's a good design decision to separate the location of programs with different architecture types.
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I have a new system w/Windows 7 ultimate installed on C drive a 256 GB SSD. I would like to move all unnecessary programs, files & folders d Drive an SSD 512 GB drive. I backed up my old system, the same operating system on an external hard drive. When I install everything from the outside towards the new system hope it will allow me to choose. Some programs do not have an option, either from disk or from the Internet, they are ones I'm talking about. I like to keep the drive C for OS and games only, the rest of D Drive.Thanks for your help, Chris
Thanks for posting the query on the Microsoft Community forums. I understand that you want to transfer data in the C drive and D drive.
You can copy files and folders in the drive D, but you will need to reinstall the programs and installing the program, you can choose the path in which drive you can install the program.
Follow the steps for troubleshooting steps.
If you want to save the program, you must create a system image.
See the link to create the system image.
Back up your programs, files and system settings.
I suggest you check out the link.
Restore files from a backup.
Back up and restore: frequently asked questions.
Video: Backup and restore your computer.
If the problem still persists, please do not hesitate to answer us, we will be happy to help you.
I have a problem with Windows 8 files and folders that have been backed up on a computer Windows 8 crashed. The files have been saved on the hard drive of the laptop and backup files user connection drive hard laptop computer and an external hard drive and copy the folder of the user. The laptop crashed in a domain (Windows server 2008).
Now the users folder shows that there are thousands of folders and files, even the size of the required user record certainly shows that there are a lot of files, but I can't access those files.
I have recovered files and folders before (XP and Windows 7) while taking ownership of files supported, but is seems not work for Windows 8 folders and files.
* NB Im trying to open the files on a Windows 8.1 for laptop.
I found that it is sometimes necessary to remove some of the other things in the list...
As an installer of confidence or system, as an example... Sometimes, the OWNER needs to be on the top of the list...
I also just realized that you talk about "issues"... Try to make the entire disk...
Right click on it within the COMPUTER\ThisPC seems to work the best... Try this first...
(App 11.1.2 native Essbase version)
You can store them on different drives. Would be a right click on the database name and select Edit properties. Go to the storage tab and select the drive that you want everyone to be on. If there is already data in the database, to get on the new discs, you must export the data and then stop and reformulate the request.
original title: How can you recover files, folders, software and drivers after reinstalling windows xp family? Please help, I've lost everything!
When the update Norton Internet Security 2009 to 2011 on reboot, windows cannot open.
Root\systems32\hal.dll Windows prevented windows from opening. My machine in a Dell dimension 8300.
On a Dell website, I found a method of recovery if you can reinstall windows xp from cd. I was able to do it, but lost all my files. How can I recover all my fortune, images, software, drivers, etc.? There must be a way to extract this information from the hard drive. Any help is the material and can save my marriage! Thank you.
Since you've reinstalled windows, you will need to re - install applications once again, you will be lucky (if you format the drive) data on your computer. You remember that location, it was in my documents? If yes it just open C:\Documents and settings and locate your old username, you will find your old desktop, Favorites and Documents.
I hope this helps.
How to display the hidden files and folders even if I've already enabled "Show hidden files, folders and drives" to "Advanced settings"?
After I enabled "Show hidden files, folders and drives" in 'Advanced settings', I can't yet see in the folder but I know there is a file in this program of WinRAR folder form as pictured below where I opened the case both at the same time.
Hope you can help in this case...
It would be possible that the file is marked as a system folder (which is just a check box in properties such as the hidden check box). So in your folder options, uncheck the "Hide protected operating system files" and see if it will be visible.
Or another thing to try: remonter back a level, hold down SHIFT while you right-click the complete file and choose "Open command window here", then type DIR to see if the file is listed.
I'm as Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit slot. All of a sudden I've locked the folders and files on my system. I am the administrator and the only user of my computer. What happened to cause this? How to unlock the files?
I right click on them and there is no label of 'ownership '.
· How do you lock the folders?
· The question came with all the files and folders?
Step 1: Here's how you can take ownership of the files/folders
a. right click on the file or folder and then click Properties.
b. click the Security tab.
c. click on a user name or group under group or user names.
Step 2: Run the fix it to http://support.microsoft.com/mats/windows_file_and_folder_diag/
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