Tips to set passwords to protect personal folders in Microsoft® Outlook 2007
What are benefits of password protecting Microsoft Outlook 2007 folders? What are the ways to password protect personal folders in Microsoft Outlook 2007?
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is one of the most popular e-mail clients introduced by Microsoft. This e-mail client is a successor of Microsoft Outlook 2003. With this e-mail client, users could create to-do lists, send and receive e-mails, and search for information. Microsoft Outlook 2007 offers its users options to share folders that later allows in sharing of contacts, appointment calendars and other items. It also offers advanced security features. One such feature included in it is capability to assign password to PST files and to Microsoft Outlook 2007 accounts and folders. In order to protect personal folders in Microsoft Outlook 2007, users have to depend on third party software’s. There are other ways to set password to .PST or personal folders. Microsoft Outlook 2007 folders are stored in a PST file; so assigning password to these files refers to assigning password to Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Following are some information about the ways to set passwords to protect personal folders in Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Benefits of password protecting
- Manual way to set-up
- Using third party software
Benefits of password protecting
There are many benefits of setting up password for Microsoft Outlook 2007 folders. The main benefit of using password protection is to enhance the security. It safeguards your Microsoft Outlook 2007 folders that contains all your important, private data and work information from unwanted access. After assigning the password it cannot be opened by unauthorized users. Users could stay free from troubles, ensures privacy and confidentiality.
Manual way to set up
Users could protect the Microsoft Outlook 2007 folder by manually setting up the password. This password could be assigned to PST files. For this users have to right click the personal folder and then from the menu you have to select Properties. After this click 'Advanced' button. Then choose personal folders properties dialog box the change button in this offers an option to set new password for Microsoft Outlook 2007 folders. Now you could set the password manually. After this when you access Microsoft Outlook 2007 it will be password protected.
In order to set a password on your Microsoft Outlook 2007 folders there are numerous, third party software tools. Some of the software tools available are like Program Protector, Protect EXE, Password Door 8.4 etc. These software uses encryption method after entering the correct password. In order to set password for Microsoft Outlook 2007 folders users have to download and install the third party software and then you could assign passwords to Microsoft Outlook 2007 folders.
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