If you’re connected to a public network (wireless or LAN), it is possible that people who connected to the same network can access the files/folders on your PC which can be dangerous sometimes. Also, there are quite other possible means through which unauthorized persons could try to gain access to the documents or private folders on your PC. Hence, you should install a security software program such as this to secure your important (or even all) files/folder with a passkey.
The app lets you set restrictions to avoid people from accessing the files and folders on your PC without your consent/permission. Well, your OS may allow you to secure your files to some extent, but this is a more advanced tool to use if you’ve got confidential files which must not be accessed by unauthorized persons. Even so, the app has an option that lets you hide your files/folders completely in a way that no one will ever see them in case they hack into your PC.
If you are the main admin of a computer with many users, this app can be used to specify which users can be able to access modify the system settings from the control panel. Furthermore, with this app, a PC user can ban access of removable drives, so that other people will not be able to run or install programs you do not permit on your system. It is multi-function file/folder security with an intuitive interface which everyone can easily understand.
It is part from lockdown category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The Folder Guard demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.