In order to lock files you need to broswe to the folder in which
the file exists through the folder browser. Select the files you
want to lock. Type in the password in the the Password textbox
and confirm the same in the Confirm Password textbox. Click on
the Lock files Tool Button at the top in the Main tab. This will
encrypt the files and make it invisible to others.
unlock files you need to browse to the folder where you have the
locked file. The file you wish to lock have a Lock icon beside
its name. You can simply type in the password for the file and
click on Unlock file too unlock it. This will decrypt the file
and make it visible in Windows.
can even hide folders which will make it invisible even if somebody
tries to view it through Windows Explorer. It would only be visible
in Lock It Down. In order to lock it browse to the folder and
click on Lock Folder. The program would ask for a confirmation
whether you really want to lock the folder. Click on "Yes"
and voila you have locked the folder. It is now invisible to others.
Also note: folders cannot be locked with a password only files
can be locked with a password.
You would notice that the colo of the file list
has turned Yellow. This is a special notification which indicates
that the folder you are accessing is locked. As shown below:
To unlock a locked folder, simply broswe to the
locked folder and click on "Unlock Folder" on the toolbar.
It is a secured repository which keeps track of
all the locked files and folder. It can also be used to quickly
unlock all locked files and folders.
In case of emergency while you are accessing Lock
It Down and want to hide it and unload it from system memory clcik
on Panic. It also has a keyboard shortcut "Ctrl + F10".
You can send a locked file to a mail recipeint
which enables you share a secured data between Friends, Business
Partners, and others. This feature transmits sensitive documents
through Public Network like the Internet. This will open you default
Mail Client with the locked file attached. Kindly note only locked
files can only be sent through this option.