Password Protect any folder in windows xp(without any software).
Requirement: Your hard drive must be formatted using NTFS.
1. Right-click on the folder go to â€śPropertiesâ€ś.
2. Click the â€śSharingâ€ť tab and check the box which says â€śMake this folder privateâ€ś.
3. When you click on the apply button and your account is not protected with a password then a new window will pop up asking for the password to protect that folder.
4. Thatâ€™s it done.