Best Free utilities to lock Files/Folders and .Exe files

Encrypt4all 1.0

Encrypt4all is a Windows™ File and Folder Encryption Utility.This Program is a powerful encryption program used to store your private documents into a single encrypted archive.Encryption is done via password input, The encrypted archive is shown as a *.e4a file. To extract contents , user must supply the correct password. The program is freeware.



  • Encrypt4all implements a real bit-per-bit data encryption.
  • Many ways to protect your private documents.
  • Ability to encrypt any type of file (text, sounds, videos, etc…).
  • Ability to put all of your important files in one encrypted archive.
  • Ability to set password for encrypted archive.
  • Encrypted archive cannot be open without password (even if moved to another pc).
  • Is a powerful tool to encrypt strings files.
  • Ability to encrypt files larger than 2 gigabyte.
  • Ability to lock folders.
  • Ability to set password for locked folders.
  • Locked folders cannot be open in other PCs.
  • Folder protection just takes one second.
  • Ability to use multi-level protection for locked folders.
  • Ability to hide files and folders.
  • Ability to create global protected folder in every drive that you can copy/move your private documents to it.
  • It integrates nicely with Windows Explorer.
  • Program is password protected.

The program works on (Windows 9x, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista) 32-bit and 64-bit versions of operating systems. It also requires Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 to work.

Download Encrypt4all  (1.8 MB)

ABC Lock v1.6

ABC Lock is a free and highly performed files security software that can hide or encrypt any number of files, folders and documents in seconds. Folders and files are protected with a password when you login the ABC Lock program .

abc_lock_utilities_security___encryption-16549 Protected files are undeletable, hidden and highly secured, hide files from kids, friends and co-workers, prevent them from viruses, Trojans, worms and spyware, protects them from networked computers, cable users and hackers.

Platforms: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4.x, 2000, XP

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LockAnEXE is a freeware program lock and simple EXE security tool that lets you ‘lock’ down executable files including setup files and prevents them from being opened.


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