If you want to protect your confidential documents from others, 7-Zip is the best and free tool to perform this task. You can easily protect all your confidential documents with 7-Zip.
In my previous article, you have seen How to remove 7-Zip Entries from Context Menu. In this article you will learn how to protect your Zip file with a password.
Just follow below instructions to get it done.
Select Folder or Files which you want to protect, right click on it and select 7-Zip option> Click on Add to archive.
Once Add to Archive windows appears, type your desired password in Enter Password and Reenter Password section.
Click on OK button and you are done.
Note: It will prompt you to enter password while extracting the folder or file. Enter your given password and the same will be extracted.