How do I zip a file and make it password protected?

by on August 30, 2011

Q: Hi there, How would I zip each file in my folder ?
Let’s say I have a folder of 12 files. I want to zip each file with a password protected using 7-zip.

Thank you


One Response to “How do I zip a file and make it password protected?”
  1.  
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    Highlight the file or files you want put into a single zip file.
    Right click on one of these files and click on 7zip>Add to Archive…

    Set a name for the zip file if you don’t like the default
    In the encryption section, type in a password.

    Click OK

    Don’t forget your passwords.