Locking your computer keeps your files safe while you are away from your computer. A locked computer hides and protects programs and documents, and will allow only the person who locked the computer to unlock it again. You unlock your computer by logging in again (with your NetID and password).Folder Lock is a revolutionary concept in data security that allows you to not only lock and/or encrypt your files and folders but also optionally backup your encrypted data to an online account, keeping your data synced at all times so that you won’t have to worry about the confidentiality of your data as well as data loss.From Your Desktop With Box Sync You can also lock and unlock files directly from your desktop using Box Sync. To lock a file, right click on the name of the file in your Box Sync folder, navigate to Box Sync, and select Lock. A lock icon will appear over the file icon to indicate that the file has been locked.
What happens when a computer locks up?
A. If a PC completely locks up it can be shut down by holding down the power button for several seconds. However, the PC does not have time to save open files or shut down the Windows operating system properly. This can result in the operating system becoming corrupt and any unsaved data will be lost.
What is folder lock and how to use it?
Folder Lock, powerful software to safeguard vital data and files, sets password protection to selected files and folders on Windows PC. It allows users to hide files, encrypt files, and even securely delete files.
How do I unlock a locked file from my Desktop?
When you lock a file from your desktop, a lock icon indicating that the file is locked will also appear to the left of the file's name in the web application. Once you have finished your work, simply right click on the name of the locked file, navigate to Box Sync, and select Unlock.
How to remove password from locked files in Windows 10?
Step 1. Open Folder Lock and click "Lock Folders". Step 2. Enter your serial number at the password column, then click "OK" to unlock it. After this, you can open your locked folder and files again. Method 2. Remove Password from Locked Files by Uninstall Folder Lock