Protect and hide folders, files, drives. Security tools for hiding your files, folders, and drives.

How to Show Hidden Files and Folders

To show or unhide an object (file, folder, group of files), click the object in Universal Shield, to select it, and:

  • Click the Locked button to DISABLE protection.
  • Or, click the Remove button to remove the object from the Universal Shield list.
  • Or, right-click the entry in the protection list, select Properties, and change the custom settings to enable visibility.

Remember to use View > Refresh to update any open windows after changing the visibility of an object.

See Also


Universal Shield 4.7: Hide files, folders, and drives, and set access rules using flexible security combinations for your most precious data.

Lock Folder XP is a new security tool that lets you lock your files, folders, and drives with your personal password.

Protect Folder: Lock USB drives and local folders on the fly by protecting them with your own password.

USB Security: Secure workstations or the entire network against unauthorized USB devices.

DiskBoost: Speed up disk operation with a secure virtual RAM disk.

Using Protect Folder 98, you can password-protect your files and folders from unauthorized access by other Windows 98/ME users.

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