In windows XP, you
can store your data on hard disk using less space than normal size.
There is no need to install any third party software to compress or
decompress your data, you can use windows built-in data compression or
decompression feature to manage disk space issue.
I think many
users are worried about the security of their file and folder also, so
of this feature, you can protect your compressed file and folders with
given steps to implement the compression and password feature to mange
click on "My Computer" and locate the disk where you want to create
compressed (zipped) folder. For example, if you want to create this
compressed (zipped) folder on C drive, then open C drive.
the "File" menu, go to "New" then click on "Compressed (zipped)
folder according to data information and press "Enter" button.
Now you can
move (drag and drop or copy and paste) your files and folders to this
compressed (zipped) folder then compression feature will implement
automatically on that data.
want to open these compressed files, simple right click on compressed
folder and click on Extract All. This extract wizard will automatically
extract all these files to location you choose.
Now if you
want to protect this compressed folder with password, simply open the
compressed folder and go to "File" menu then here click on "Add a
dialog box will appear with title "Add Password", type password in
"Password" box and confirm password also then press Ok button.
Now when you
will try to open your compressed files, system will prompt you a dialog
box to enter password to open this file.