My Lockbox 3.9.3 for Windows

by FSPro Labs

Avg. Rating 4.1 (79 votes)

File Details

File Size 4.0 MB
License Freeware
Operating System Windows (All)
Date Added
Total Downloads 11,620
Publisher FSPro Labs
Homepage My Lockbox

Publisher's Description

My Lockbox is a security software enabling you to password protect folders on your computer. The protected folder is hidden and locked from any user and application of your system and also from the net. To access the protected folder you have to provide a valid password. The program is extremely easy to use. You can protect the folder and set the password during the setup procedure. After the setup is finished, your folder will be hidden and locked until you enter the valid password. It allows you to easily change software parameters: password, location of the protected folders, hotkeys, trusted processes. In addition, a skinned user interface lets you choose from different skins to select the most comfortable look and feel of the software.

Latest Reviews

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v3.0.3 Beta on Oct 4, 2013

Booted with linux cd, could see right inside the 'locked box'

asaenz

asaenz reviewed v1.6 on Apr 26, 2010

Would be more useful to me if I could hide more folders. Would be nice if it had the option to encrypt but I guess that would be asking too much. 5 stars for doing what it claims to do which is hide 1 folder.

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v1.6 on Mar 17, 2010

Comparing this to truecrypt is like comparing a car & a slinky. Stupid.
Encryption software is numerous & free and can easily lock the contents of any folder.
I can't quite figure out why a parent would need to quickly hide a folder from a child on a pc??. porn? If I needed to hide a folder, which I don't, I would use something like freearc or peazip, or 7zip.
And as for truecrypt-NOT, I'd go all the way and use DiskCryptor which encrypts the disks you already have unlike truecrypt which creates new disks within the ones that actually exist-lame

no_one

no_one reviewed v1.2 on Jun 11, 2009

If you are a professional sneaky-beaky then go to your department egg-head and get something secure.

If, on the other hand, you are just like the rest of us and want to keep wee little prying eyes away from adult content...then this is for you !

This terrific little tool simply locks and hides the folder, it does not encrypt the internal files...so it is instantaneous.
what is more, you cannot simply show hidden files and folders/protected system files and see the folder.

Seriously, if you are a parent....then you need this !

GreenWhite

GreenWhite reviewed v1.2 on Jan 12, 2008

Not good. At first this program will excite you with its ability to hide a folder almost instantly. Yes, the claim is true that you can't access it from Safe Mode and even DOS. The protected folder is indeed protected but herein lies a fatal flaw.

I used a "tool" to scan for the hidden files and true enough the files all appear, worse still they were not encrypted but hidden like a list of "rootkit", and with a few clicks I copied the files to any directory I wanted.

Within the scope of the program ( to hide ), it is good. It will protect and hide your secret folder (sorry, not(s)) and make it difficult for normal users to peep at your little secrets. But my advise is if you really want security, use encryption software like Truecrypt.

rbgolfing

rbgolfing reviewed v1.2 on Jan 4, 2008

Trucrypt will also hide files from virus scanner as only it understands what is inside that big file it keeps. As with trucrypt, mount the drive (or in lockbox, unlock the folder) and virus scan will find files.
And to have files locked, drag and drop folders into directory you have designated lockbox to "lock down". leaving them outside that directory defeats the purpose.

dlaws

dlaws reviewed v1.1 Beta on Nov 6, 2006

Yes! I followed the installation instructions and it works great. The 'locked' folder actually disappears from the Windows Explorer. And locked docs can't be opened from 'Recent Documents' - the file is not found.

Great program...

belthurgp

belthurgp reviewed v1.1 Beta on Nov 6, 2006

All fancy names and so many problems. Use TrueCrypt and be happy.

ballyhairs

ballyhairs reviewed v1.0 Beta 3 on Oct 29, 2006

Its working

tp

tp reviewed v1.0 Beta 3 on Oct 13, 2006

does the job.. dlaws you have to reboot first..

Avg. Rating 4.1 (79 votes)
Your Rating
Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v3.0.3 Beta on Oct 4, 2013

Booted with linux cd, could see right inside the 'locked box'

asaenz

asaenz reviewed v1.6 on Apr 26, 2010

Would be more useful to me if I could hide more folders. Would be nice if it had the option to encrypt but I guess that would be asking too much. 5 stars for doing what it claims to do which is hide 1 folder.

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v1.6 on Mar 17, 2010

Comparing this to truecrypt is like comparing a car & a slinky. Stupid.
Encryption software is numerous & free and can easily lock the contents of any folder.
I can't quite figure out why a parent would need to quickly hide a folder from a child on a pc??. porn? If I needed to hide a folder, which I don't, I would use something like freearc or peazip, or 7zip.
And as for truecrypt-NOT, I'd go all the way and use DiskCryptor which encrypts the disks you already have unlike truecrypt which creates new disks within the ones that actually exist-lame

no_one

no_one reviewed v1.2 on Jun 11, 2009

If you are a professional sneaky-beaky then go to your department egg-head and get something secure.

If, on the other hand, you are just like the rest of us and want to keep wee little prying eyes away from adult content...then this is for you !

This terrific little tool simply locks and hides the folder, it does not encrypt the internal files...so it is instantaneous.
what is more, you cannot simply show hidden files and folders/protected system files and see the folder.

Seriously, if you are a parent....then you need this !

GreenWhite

GreenWhite reviewed v1.2 on Jan 12, 2008

Not good. At first this program will excite you with its ability to hide a folder almost instantly. Yes, the claim is true that you can't access it from Safe Mode and even DOS. The protected folder is indeed protected but herein lies a fatal flaw.

I used a "tool" to scan for the hidden files and true enough the files all appear, worse still they were not encrypted but hidden like a list of "rootkit", and with a few clicks I copied the files to any directory I wanted.

Within the scope of the program ( to hide ), it is good. It will protect and hide your secret folder (sorry, not(s)) and make it difficult for normal users to peep at your little secrets. But my advise is if you really want security, use encryption software like Truecrypt.

rbgolfing

rbgolfing reviewed v1.2 on Jan 4, 2008

Trucrypt will also hide files from virus scanner as only it understands what is inside that big file it keeps. As with trucrypt, mount the drive (or in lockbox, unlock the folder) and virus scan will find files.
And to have files locked, drag and drop folders into directory you have designated lockbox to "lock down". leaving them outside that directory defeats the purpose.

dlaws

dlaws reviewed v1.1 Beta on Nov 6, 2006

Yes! I followed the installation instructions and it works great. The 'locked' folder actually disappears from the Windows Explorer. And locked docs can't be opened from 'Recent Documents' - the file is not found.

Great program...

belthurgp

belthurgp reviewed v1.1 Beta on Nov 6, 2006

All fancy names and so many problems. Use TrueCrypt and be happy.

ballyhairs

ballyhairs reviewed v1.0 Beta 3 on Oct 29, 2006

Its working

tp

tp reviewed v1.0 Beta 3 on Oct 13, 2006

does the job.. dlaws you have to reboot first..

Aegis69

Aegis69 reviewed v1.0 Beta 3 on Sep 14, 2006

Does this only work while Wincrap is running? If so its completely useless.

If you want serious security, try this;

http://www.truecrypt.org/

dlaws

dlaws reviewed v1.0 Beta 3 on Sep 14, 2006

Amazing. After installing it, configuring a folder, and 'locking' it, I just went to the designated folder in 'My Computer' and opened all of the files.

algogo-com

algogo-com reviewed v1.0 Beta 3 on Sep 13, 2006

Thank you for your introduction.
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SteveJohnSteele

SteveJohnSteele reviewed v1.0 Beta 3 on Sep 13, 2006

this sounds like a mega-bad idea...

"The protected folder (lockbox) is hidden from any user and application of your system, including Administrator and System itself."

which means virus scanners wont be able to scan the contents

"It is impossible to access the lockbox not only from the local computer, but also from the net."

which means that virus writers could send files to the Lockbox

stealth! rootkit? virus? :-(

some guy

some guy reviewed v1.0 Beta 3 on Sep 13, 2006

awsome program

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