Friday, 1 April 2011

How to lock drive in Windows

Hello friends, today i am going to explain How to lock drive in Windows XP and other versions. There are several ways to lock the drive in windows but as a Hacker i always prefer the manual way as using software is for newbies. So guys get ready to learn How to lock drive in Windows...


STEPS TO LOCK DRIVE IN WINDOWS:
1. Go to Start menu and then to RUN  and type "gpedit.msc" (without quotes) and Press Enter.
2. Now you will see a new dialog window , where you will see two things "Computer Configuration" and "User Configuration". Now click on "User Configuration".
3. There you will see three items. Now you have to Click on "Administrative Templates". Then go to "Windows Components".
4. There you will see a lot of Windows Components. Now Click on " Windows Explorer"

5. Now you will find something like this "Prevent Access To Drives From My Computers" , double click on it . It will open its properties. Now to lock a drive or drives click on "Enabled" radio button. Now from the drop down menu select the drive that you want to lock or block.
6. After that click on apply and restart your system. Now anyone will not been able to access the particular drive.
7. To unlock the drive again follow the similar procedure and just click on "Not configured" and apply the settings and restart your system.

FULL Procedure is in this snapshot...



You can directly lock any folder easily visit: FOLDER LOCK

If gpedit.msc is not visible then use QUICK FIX to get gpedit back then click here.

I hope you all have like it. If you have any query ask me in form of comments..



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