Friday, June 20, 2014

Folder Hidden 2.2 – Hide Files and Folders in Local Partitions

Folder Hidden 2.2 – Hide Files and Folders in Local PartitionsFolder Hidden is a free hiding tool which ensures secure and faster way to conceal your personal data from others. It quickly hides files and folders in local partitions as well as removable devices. The data can be disclosed only when you present a valid password for the application. As the data is concealed, other programs or operating systems can’t perceive it. Folder Hidden is strictly for home users only, and is not recommended for commercial purposes where more secrecy is required.

Folder Hidden 2.2 is the latest version which is developed by ‘WinMend’ systems. The main intention behind developing this tool is to ensure complete privacy when share your computer with multiple users. The new version has added a function for automatic update.

Key Features:

  • Safe and Reliable – The technology used for hiding will in no way damage your data.
  • Instant hiding with high speed whether you have GB’s of data or a folder consisting a lot of files.
  • Supports Removable drives – The files and folders can be made invisible on USB or flash drives which are removable from the computer.
  • Drag and Drop facility to import files and folders using the file browser.
  • Sort the files and folders according to name or status.

User Interface:

It sports a clean and intuitive user interface, where you can configure options according to your needs. It is mandatory to set a password when you first time initialize the software, which can be changed later. You can import files and folders by dragging them to the application using the file browser.

Folder Hidden 2.2 - Set Password

To hide files/folders, simply press the “Set to hide” button and the status would be changed from “visible” to “hidden” in the list. You can unhide them anytime you want with a valid password. You can refresh the list, change the interface language, color and password.

The application takes up very little system resources and the main loophole in the application is when you change your password, it will not ask for the old one which is a prerequisite. And, because of that anyone can change your password and access if you leave the application open.

Overall, WinMend Folder Hidden 2.2 is a great tool for user identity and privacy except the fact that it doesn’t ask for the old password, when you are setting a new password.