In one of my previous post I told you about a simple software that can Hide your files and folders effectively. I told you about My Lockbox software for windows. Today I will told you about one of its features through which you can show hide the files and folders through one simple shortcuts.
Download My lockbox from here.
If you forgot your Lockbox password, here is how to retrieve it
|Show and hide files on your PC|
How to set shortcut to Hide/show folder and filesFirstly Download My lockbox software for windows. Now install the software as regular softwares. At the end of installation it will ask to setup password for you lockbox. Set any password you want and then finish the installation. Refer to the video below for full installation details.
After installation of "My Lockbox". Go to start, I mean press Window button on your keyboard and then type "Lockbox" to get the "My Lockbox control panel". In that panel click on set and browse to the folder which you have to hide and click OK.
Now you have set the folder to hide. You will see Lock and Unlock button on the side to lock and unlock that folder directly. But we want to set some shortcuts. So click on "ADVANCED" option in the panel and click on "HOTKEYS". Here you will find "Toggle protection status" option click on it and provide your shortcuts.
Below Video shows the step by step instruction to show and hide your files and folders of your PC using only keyboard shortcut: https://youtu.be/Sw2JqWz4DTg
For example: I have set the shortcut "CTRL + L" to Lock and unlock the folder instantly. Just press "CTRL + L", You will see a dialog asking your password. Type in the password and your folder will be unlocked at once. Again press "CTRL + L" to lock your folder without any hassle.
If you forgot your Lockbox password, here is a simple step to retrieve it.