User FAQ

Can i use Easy File Locker in a commercial organization?

Yes, Easy File Locker is free software. You can use it on any computer. You don't need to register or pay for Easy File locker.

How can i lock the whole drive?

You can't lock whole the drive, but you can lock all the files and folder in the drive. so why do you need to lock whole the drive?

What is Exception Application?

Exception Application is an application that will not be affected by Files & Folders rules. It can always see, access, write and rename the protected files and folders.

I forgot my password, can i get the protected files back?

Yes, please boot your computer into Windows Safe Mode or boot your computer from a bootable CD/DVD/USB, then all the protected files will be visible and accessible.

Online Help

Lock a file

Click the button on the toolbar, then a dialog will be shown, select a file and choose how to protect this file, then click "OK" button to lock it.

Or you can drag a file and drop it to the list, the file will be added to the list and will be hidden from the OS. you can modify it later.

Lock a folder

Click the button on the toolbar, then a dialog will be shown, select a folder and choose how to protect this folder, then click "OK" button to lock it.

Or you can drag a folder and drop it to the list, the folder will be added to the list and will be hidden from the OS. you can modify it later.

Modify an item

Select an item from the list, and click the button on the toolbar, then a dialog will be shown, choose how to protect this folder, then click "OK" button to apply it.

Remove an item

Select an item from the list, then click the button on the toolbar.

Add an exception application

1. Click the button on the toolbar, then an open-file dialog will be shown, select an executable file and click "OK" button to add it.

2. Select a file or folder in the Files & Folders list, then select the applications in the Exception Applications list and keep the checkbox checked.

Remove an exception application

Select an item from the Exeception Applications list, then click the button on the toolbar.

Set a password

Select Menu Item System -> Set Password, then a dialog will be shown, enter the new password and confirm, then click "OK".

Clear the password

Select Menu Item System -> Set Password, then a dialog will be shown, don't enter any password, then click "OK".