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How to password protect and lock your files/folders in windows?

Windows has been one of the most commonly used operating systems for the past few decades and haven’t seen much any competition. The reason to its fame is because of the fact that it is the most user-friendly and is not as complicated as other running operating systems. We all have been using Windows since day one and it came with a series of Windows 97, 98, XP, 2007, 2010 and more.

However, the fame it has around it has also attracted those who you do not trust. These versions of Windows are only good while being used and are a bit open to threats as their security protocols aren’t dependent enough. The basic versions do not include any method of password protecting your files and folders hence, it is vital for you to use a third party software for added security. However, the basic encryption of files/folders is still possible. For example:

Windows 7, 8 and 10:

Steps:

  • Select the folder/file you want to encrypt
  • Right-click on the properties of the respective file/folder
  • Tap on ‘Advanced’ button on the General Tab
  • Moreover, select the box for the ‘Encrypt contents to secure data’
  • Finally, click on ‘OK’ on both Windows

Windows XP:

  • Select the folder/file you want to encrypt
  • Right-click on the folder/file and tap on ‘Properties’
  • Furthermore, tap on the sharing tab and select the ‘Make this folder private’
  • Finally, tap on Apply and then OK
  • In case if you are using two or more accounts on your computer, you can use the steps listed below.
  • Highlight the folder/file you want to encrypt
  • Right-click the folder/file and tap on Properties
  • Click on the ‘Advanced’ button on the General tab
  • Select the ‘Encrypt contents to secure data’ option
  • Click on Apply and finally OK

To protect files on Windows 10 using

Cloud Video Conferencing

Cloud Video Conferencing: The Next Level of Collaboration

Globalization has seen a major behavioral shift in business vision and strategies. The reach of the businesses beyond shores to almost every corner of the world has made video conferencing the most preferred way of business communication.

Cloud Video Conferencing Business Benefits

 Cloud Video Conferencing Business Benefits

Though video conferencing has been there since a decade or so, but the true scope and benefits of it are being realized now, thanks to the major leaps in technology and affordability. Advancement in technology has enabled the move from hardware-based video conferencing to software and service based video conferencing.

Cloud video conferencing has opened a window to a seamless collaboration without the cost and worries of hardware and infrastructure. When businesses across the world are increasingly opting for cost-effective services managed by the third party, cloud video conferencing is becoming a norm.

As per the predictions based on reports and studies, cloud video conferencing market will grow at a CAGR of 39.6 percent by 2019 and is slated to reach over $ 2 billion by 2020.

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