how to lock a folder.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by tjespo22, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. tjespo22 macrumors 6502a

    tjespo22

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    #1
    if i have a folder that i want to password to protect is there a way to do that?
    thanks
    espo
     
  2. johto macrumors 6502

    johto

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    Finland
    #2
    You would be better to do a encrypted and password protected .dmg image file. You can then mount it, add your stuff to it, then unmount it after use. That way you could have "your secret stuff" closed from others :)

    See for example, this tutorial: http://www.macinstruct.com/node/76
    :cool:
     

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