View Full Version : Privatise files on other drives ?????

07-09-2004, 12:40 AM
Dear friends.
I have built in another disk drive. I like the privacy in the my documents folder, preventing the many users on my computer from spying in. Now I transfer my files to this newly installed drive that is a slave to the other drive. How can I prevent them from reading everything in my folders on the new drives.
can I password protect those directories on the drive? How? Or even better: can I make those directories accessible only to my password?



Murray P
07-09-2004, 12:55 AM
What OS, what file system, eg: FAT32, NTFS, EXT3?

You can change the folder that My Documents points to or the location of the folder itself but will need to know the above info.

Cheers Murray P

07-09-2004, 11:00 AM
thanks Murray,

making the folder that My Documenmts points to sounds like the optimal solution, but can't figure it out.
I use XP professional (incl the SP2 update) and the file system is NFTS.

Thanks for your help