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


Many of the more commonly-used menu selections have buttons in the toolbar for one-click access.


Most importantly, the File menu gives you access to the Universal Shield Wizard, which leads you through several key tasks. The File menu also lets you set up protections for the Windows operating system and special system folders.

For more information, see "File".


The Edit menu lets you see the properties of a selected object, copy and paste objects, and search for objects.

For more information, see "Edit".


For more information, see "View".


The Encryption menu lets you encrypt and decrypt files, and provides access to the Encryption Wizard which leads you through the process of protecting a file with encryption.

For more information, see "Encryption".


The Security menu lets you turn protection, security, and object visibility on and off. Additionally, this menu lets you create, change, or delete the password used to access Universal Shield.

For more information, see "Security".


The Options menu give you control over the Universal Shield interface. It lets you turn protection on and off, set the positioning of the program screen, control the fonts and language used, and also set the hot keys used to control Universal Shield.

For more information, see "Options".


The Help menu lets you access the online help and register Universal Shield. You can also press Shift+F1 to open the online help.

For more information, see "Help".

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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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