How To Password-Protect Documents

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					How To Password-Protect Documents In Your Computer From Prying Eyes


There are times when we type things on our computer and save them on our
computers yet we don't wish people to read whatever it is we have written
and saved. For those who don't know how to protect what they have written
from people who might have access to their computers other than
themselves, using a password protected system to keep your documents from
being accessed by other people is one thing that should be learned.

Create A Password For Your PC

One of the easiest ways for you to protect your documents from other
people who might use your computer from time to time would be to create a
password for your User profile. Your User profile can be locked so that
only you can access it and other people can use the PC from another
profile that can be for common use. To password protect your User
profile:

1. You should first click on start then on settings and finally on
Control Panel.

2. From control Panel, access the User Accounts and click on your User
account.

3. Follow the steps for creating a password for your user account and
apply it.

Create A Password For Your Word Documents

After you create a certain document you want to keep away the eyes of
people you don't want to read it, you can always password protect it
after you write it. This kind of a move password protects individual
documents that you feel should be hidden from everyone else without
having to create a separate user profile on your computer. Here are the
steps you can use to do this:

1. You first choose options from the tools menu.

2. You then click on the security tab on the pop-up and you type in the
password that is needed to open the document in the box provided for.

3. You will then click on OK after typing in your password and you will
need to re-verify this password after you click OK.

4. You can then safely save the document and be secure that no one can
read it without the password. You can only open this particular document
after you provide the password.

Protecting your documents with the use of either a user profile password
or a specific document password will help ensure that whatever you wish
to keep to yourself will remain safely away from people you don't want
seeing your documents and what they contain.

				
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