Lock Folders In Windows, USB Drives For Free With Simple Folder Locker [V2]

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Folder Locker [V2] is a free and simple software that allows you to lock folders in Windows, Flash drives (such as USB) and protect them from unauthorized access. It is a very basic software and anyone can use it without any problem (even a novice). Any image, video, documents or confidential data you want to hide is possible using Folder Locker [V2]. But this software is not capable to lock system folders (such as your program files and Windows folder). You can lock each and every folder of your local drives or removable hard drives.

Moreover, this folder locker software is portable also. So it can be run easily from a Flash drive. And anytime you want to unlock your locked folders, you can do it with a few mouse clicks. Although it’s a simple way to protect folders but it provides only half protection. It is so because there is no master protection feature present for this software. So you cannot lock interface of Folder Locker [V2] and anyone can open it. You need to place this software at a secure place to prevent its access by anyone.

Folder Locker [V2] 01 lock folders in Windows

Folder Locker [V2] is available free of cost for Windows. And its total size is 1.27 mb only. Above screenshot shows the main window of this software where you need to provide the path of folder that you want to lock. So use Browse Folder button and it will open a small window as visible in below screenshot. From this window, select the folder you want to lock and hit OK button.

Folder Locker [V2] 02 lock folders in Windows

After this, you can lock the selected folder using ‘Lock Folder’ button as visible in first screenshot. At the left side, you can also view locking status (locked or unlocked) for that folder. More in this, you need to repeat the same simple process to unlock folder(s). Simply provide the source path and hit the ‘Unlock Folder’ button.

Some Key Features of Folder Locker [V2]:

  • Very lightweight software and easy to use.
  • A simple process to lock/unlock folders to protect them.
  • Portable also. No need for the installation process.
  • Free of cost available to you.

Get This Free Software To Lock Folders In Windows:

This lightweight software won’t take much time to download. You can use link available at the end of this article to download it. After downloading it, just double-click its application file and it will open up. You won’t find desktop shortcut for this software, so you have to create it manually.


Folder Locker [V2] is useful but not reliable as password protection is not present for folders or for its own interface. You can use it easily but cannot fully protect your folders until you won’t place Folder Locker [V2] to a safe place. To try it yourself, click on the link below:

Get Folder Locker [V2] free.

If you want free software that provides password protection too, then try these 5 free software to password protect folders.

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