How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows

How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)
How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)

 

Create a hidden secret disk on your PC with Windows with the hidden disk tool to create a password protected hidden drive where you can easily store any important information in secret.

Generally, to hide files and folders, most Windows users change the attributes of the marked file or folder. Undoubtedly, this will protect the data, but its main drawback is that anyone can access their hidden files and folders with a click of one or two. Therefore, to overcome this inconvenience, you can protect your files and folders with a free application, ie hidden disk. It is an easy task to hide files and folders and protect your password as well. And that is explained in the guide below. So, take a look at the complete guide that is discussed below to proceed.

How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows

This method is very simple, and you only need the hidden disk free tool that will help you in the following guide, so download the tool and proceed with the steps below.

Steps to create a password-protected drive in Windows:

Step 1. First, download and install the hidden disk on your computer

How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)

Step 2. When you have completed an installation, start it by using the desktop shortcut. To create a hidden disk using the arrow buttons in the upper right corner, select the drive letter you want and select the “Create Disk” button.

How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)
How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)

Step 3. When you click the “Create Disk” button, a hidden disk will display a warning dialog box that will prompt you not to format or reinstall Windows because the data stored on the hidden disk will be lost. This is because the software will create space, that is, hidden container in the Windows installation drive. When you reinstall or format, you will back up all your files and folders. To continue your process, click the “I Will Remember” button.

How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)
How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)

Step 4. Your hidden disk will be created and will appear as a separate division in the File Explorer. You can open and add multiple files and folders depending on the size of the disk.

How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)
How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)

Step 5. Once you have added -in the logs and folders, click on the “Disable Disk” button, and this will remove the hidden drive from the File Explorer.

 

How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)
How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)

Step 6. In the future, if you want to access your hidden container, simply launch the application and select the drive letter and select the “Create Disk” button. This will open your hidden disk, and now you can easily access your files and folders.

How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)
How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)

Step 7. You can apply the password on your hidden disk so no one can see your data and can get in with your hidden drive. To do this, in the main window, click on the “Create or update password” link. Enter your new password and email address and click the “Create password” button.

How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)
How to Create a Password Protected Drive in Windows (Working Tricks)

From now on, when you want to open the Hidden Disk application, you will be prompted for the password. If in any case, you forget your password, click on the “Retrieve password by e-mail” link to receive a new password via e-mail.

Therefore, it was about how to create a password-protected drive in Windows. Seeing the application is not an infallible way, it hides your files and folders and protects your password from anyone who can break your password. It does not encrypt the hidden container but protects your sensitive data. So, give this app a try as it is free and easy to use.

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