At times at your workplace you may have to use a public computer or share a laptop with colleagues. However you would not like your private data to be accessed by others and would prefer to hide them. While Windows allows you to hide a specific folder, they can be discovered very easily. Well for those of you who are looking to protect personal data and hide them in an effectual manner, the Wise Folder Hider 2.02 comes across as a boon.
Not only does it completely hide your folders, it also protects them through a password thus ensuring the security of your documents.
On launch the Wise Folder Hider 2.02 program presents before you a blue themed minimalistic interface with the primary options placed in the top pane. To hide a folder you just need to drag and drop it into the program interface. You can then place a password of your choice to protect the data. Interestingly the application uses a dual password system, one password to login into the application while another to lock the folder. You can simply hide or unhide any file or folder from within any application by just right clicking on it. The tool allows you to cloak any flash drive you want including all the folders in it in one click. On the technical front the program has a compact file size and works well on most Windows based PCs. Moreover it encompasses a powerful anti stealth algorithm that is designed to prevent other applications from discovering the files worked upon by the application.
Overall the Wise Folder Hider 2.02 performs its stated goals quite well and its overall ease of use earns it a score of three rating stars. It is also ideal for people who tend to carry sensitive information in a pen drive.