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  • Folder Lock

    7.6.3

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Folder Lock

    7
    1181 votes
    • PROS: Windows Explorer integration, Loads of lockable options, Nice wallet feature, Good extras, like back up and shred
    • CONS: Ugly interface
  • Free Keylogger

    3.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Have complete keyboard control with Free Keylogger

    6
    1518 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to install and set up., Lots of potential uses for key logging., Hide and unhide with a secret hotkey.
    • CONS: Site could be more reassuring
  • Hotspot Shield Elite

    v5.2.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Access blocked websites in your area with a VPN

    7
    2153 votes
    • PROS: Secure your connection, Suft anonymously, Access blocked services in your area, Very easy to install
    • CONS: Can slow down browsing speed
  • Folder Password Lock Pro

    10.2.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

    9
    106 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple setup., Active folder monitoring and alerts., Compatibility with external hard drives.,
    • CONS: One password for all folders could potentially present a security risk., A price of (approximately) 32 pounds is a bit high when compared to similar folder protection software packages. ,
  • LocK-A-FoLdeR

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open-source software to hide and lock folders within a computer

    6
    22 votes
    • PROS: There is no charge to download and utilise this bundle., Very little memory is required for it to function properly.
    • CONS: Developers have discontinued any additional updates., This program will not work with newer versions of the Windows operating system.
  • Wise Folder Hider

    3.37.146

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Software for Data Protection

    8
    86 votes
    • PROS: Provides double password protection, Hides all USB drives,
    • CONS: Support has to be paid for, No external hard drive
  • AppLocker

    1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Prevent access to programs of your choice

    6
    318 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Can add any .EXE file, Blocks applications without being open
    • CONS: Limited to .EXE operations, No drag and drop to add applications, Lacks security
  • Protected Folder

    1.2.0.0-20150715

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An effective hiding place for your sensitive data

    7
    884 votes
    • PROS: Embedded with Windows Explorer, Blocks reading and writing access, Very easy to use, Exclude list
    • CONS: Not many configuration options
  • OpenVPN

    2.09

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Secure connections for Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

    6
    69 votes
    • PROS: Easy to setup, Very secure, Picks up dropped connections automatically,
    • CONS: Does not reconnect quickly enough
  • Free Hide Folder

    2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make private folders only visible to you

    6
    274 votes
    • PROS: Effectively hides folder on you PC
    • CONS: Small usability issues
  • USB Disk Security

    6.4.0.200

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Protect your USB drive from infection

    8
    216 votes
    • PROS: Resident protection, Doesn't clash with other anti-viruses
    • CONS: Trial version has serious limitations
  • WinRAP

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Hide your programs from prying eyes

    6
    12 votes
    • Folder Protection

      6.35

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Assign a password to every folder you want to protect

      7
      308 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Protect folders from copying, deletion or adding to
      • CONS: Doesn't reveal encryption method, Not integrated into Windows Explorer shell
    • WinMend Folder Hidden

      1.4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make important files and folders invisible on your PC

      8
      32 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Works with any file or folder, Password protected, Data can't be accessed from other OS or apps
      • CONS: No settings or configuration options
    • I2P

      0.8.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free (gpl) Security program for Windows

      8
      5 votes
      • PROS: Alto nivel de seguridad, Conexiones de baja latencia, Ya hay aplicaciones compatibles, Excelente panel de control
      • CONS: Configuración compleja, Aún en desarrollo
    • USB Drive Disabler

      2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A Free Security program for Windows

      9
      3 votes
      • HomeGuard Activity Monitor

        2.6.1

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Powerful computer monitoring program

        9
        342 votes
        • PROS: Email notifications, Great control over every monitoring service, Email, chat, and hardware monitoring, Effective keywoard and site blocking, Keylogger
        • CONS: Trial only; no free version
      • AVG Zen

        1.0.208

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        A control tower for AVG software and applications

        8
        65 votes
        • PROS: Centralizes control of AVG products , Real-time alerts , Minimalist interface , Easy to configure
        • CONS: Doesn't do much , Simple monitoring , Not very useful
      • Secure Folder

        1.1.02.12

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Windows

        A Free program for Android‚ by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd

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        • b.VPN

          1.49

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          Windows
          iPhone
          Mac

          VPN (Virtual Private Network) client for Android 4.0.3+

          10
          1 vote
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