set zip password

I want to show you us how to password protect a file using Winrar.

Some files you download from this site are password protected and this is the exact way I do it.

First download Winrar from their site using this link

winrar download

After downloading the required setup according to your system architecture (64bit or 32bit(x86)), install the program.

Now locate the file/folder you want to protect with password,

Right-click on the file and click on add to archive

password protect a file

Select zip and click on set password 

enter anything you like as password and click ok.

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That’s all for how to password protect a file/folder.

We know there are other ways to achieve this but this is the simplest method.

For enquiries and questions use the comments section.

 

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