How to Lock folder on windows using recycle bin

by Sunday, December 01, 2013 1 comments

How to Lock folder on windows using recycle bin

Hello friends, here i am going to share tip which will help you to lock folder for  protecting  your important data as well as data that required to lock for preventing access. there are lots of utilities available that will help you to achieve this, but all are some how trial version or limited version.
So, if you want to lock folder on your pc please follow below steps. note that these  changes are under windows registry so, avoid to  implement if you are not well enough technically known person 
here are the way you can lock any folder using recycle bin :
  • open Run in your computer or press (ctrl +R) and type ‘regedit‘ command
  • You can list of  keys  and relates values.navigate through list until you find CLSID no of recycle bin in registry editor
For example:
CLSID no of recycle bin  is >>  {645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
  • Now its time to lock folder using recycle bin so, lets say you want to lock folder named ‘Folder1?
so inside notepad editor type  following text like
ren folder1 recycle.{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
and save that files as lock.bat
  • To unlock related Lock folder , you can create another batch file which will unlock folder.Type below line in another notepad file and  save that as ‘unlock.bat’
ren recycle.{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}
So, when ever you want to lock  folder execute created lock.bat and reverse execute unlock.bat for locking folder

Raja Aakash


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