How To Create Password-Protected Drive in Windows
This method is quite straightforward, and you just need the Hidden Disk the freeware tool that will help you in the below guide, so download the tool and proceed with the steps below.
Steps To Create Password-Protected Drive in Windows:
Step 1. First of all, download and install Hidden Disk on your computer
Step 2. When an installation is finished, launch it using the desktop shortcut. To create a hidden disk by using arrow buttons present at the top right corner select the drive letter of your choice and select “Create Disk” button.
Step 3. When you click on “Create Disk” button, a Hidden disk will show you a warning dialog box that instructs you, not to format or reinstall Windows because data stored in the hidden disk will be lost. This is because the software will create space i.e. hidden container in your Windows Installation Drive. When you reinstall or format, it will backup all your files and folders. To continue your process, click on “I Will Remember” button.
Step 4. Your hidden disk will be created, and it will appear as a separate division in the File Explorer. You can open and can add multiple files and folders depending on the disk size.
Step 5. Once you have added-on records and folders, click on the “Disable Disk” button, and this will remove the hidden drive from the File Explorer.
Step 6. In future, if you want to access your hidden container, simply launch the application and select the drive letter and select “Create Disk” button. This will open your hidden disk, and you can now easily access your files and folders.
Step 7. You can apply password on your hidden disk so that no one can see your details and can mess with your hidden drive. For this, on the main window, click on the link “Create or Update Password.” Enter your new password and email address and click on the “Create Password” button.
From now onwards, when you want to open the Hidden Disk application, it will ask you for the password. If in any case, you forget your password, click on the link “Recover Password by Email” to receive a new password through email.