How to secure a file with a password.

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  1. redna

    redna New Member

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    Here's the deal. I have a computer that me and my roomate and my girlfriend all have access to but I have a word document that i use to journal in because i hate writing. Is ther any way to make that file secured by a password so that I'm the only one that can get in?

    PLEASE HLP ME!
     
  2. redna

    redna New Member

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    bah, i'll jsut hide it in a hidden file and change the extension to something they wont know what the hell it is. Thanks though!
     
  3. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Yes, you can save your word documents with passwords. Go exploring by clicking the various option buttons in the Save As window.
     
  4. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Another option is to post your shyt on livejournal and say to hell with privacy. Chances are they'll never think to look for an account in your name anyway.
     
  5. redna

    redna New Member

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    I want absolutely no chance of them finding this.. mostly just the girlfriend because i rant about her all the time. just stuff that has been getting to me but not enough to argue about and i dont want to stir the pot any.. haha.

    I'll poke around though in word to see if i can find something.
     
  6. redna

    redna New Member

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    Found it.. Awesome! that works great. I'll doo what i said in post 3 and also have it passworded.

    thanks for the help!
     
  7. col_panic

    col_panic calm like a bomb Moderator

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  8. equinerve

    equinerve err.. hello there...

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    any way to create a folder that requires a password to open?
     
  9. Monstrddg

    Monstrddg New Member

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    download power archiver and save it in a password protected zip file
     
  10. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Not in Windows without third-party software, but there should be. Bah.
     
  11. equinerve

    equinerve err.. hello there...

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    k thnx.. need a way to password the pron.. but it'll look a wee bit suspicious since it'll be like 20 gigs.. hah.
     
  12. cmsurfer

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    I had a program called PC Security to do that. It's lets you password protect folders and other system settings.
     

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