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Folder Vault

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Free Freeware
Gear Box Computers
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Dec 12, 2013
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Warning: Folder Vault has a low trust rating among users. Caution is urged when contemplating installing this program.

Folder Vault Review

Sven Sorensen
Allows users to hide, lock, encrypt and protect files and folders
A review of Folder Vault by Sven Sørensen

Folder Vault is a file protection tool which prevents unauthorized access to data you deem sensitive. It encrypts data you select and puts it behind a master password which must be entered in order to access the data.

Upon initial installation, Folder Vault creates a default folder where encrypted data is stored and within the folder you may place any type of file you would like to hide from prying eyes.

The actual application can run behind the scenes in stealth mode to avoid being detected by hackers. You can also configure Folder Vault to do things after a number of failed attempts like turning the computer off.

Every time you run a new session of this program, you must enter the master password in order to access the files it has encrypted. Each time you close a session, the data is locked. Simple and secure.

Features and highlights
  • Hide folder, lock folders, encrypt and password protect folders and files.
  • Unlimited number of files and folders to lock, hide, encrypt and protect.
  • Protect your documents, pictures, movies in seconds.
  • Protected folders are inaccessible to all users (including administrators).
  • Stealth Mode: hides Folder Vault on your computer; only you know it's there.
Compability and license

Folder Vault is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from file and folder protection software without restrictions. Folder Vault 3.0.1 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

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Compatibility with this folder lock software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of Folder Vault may be available from Gear Box Computers. This download is distributed as Folder-Vault-Setup.exe.

Folder Vault has been picked by our editors as very good.
Folder Vault has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Folder Vault 3.0.1 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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