How to Set RAR Password?
"How to create password to protect RAR files? Hello, I have a group of large files that need to be sent to a client, I want to compress it into one single file for easy access or even protect its content from outsiders with a password. But I don't know how to do it in a rar. file. Please help me, thank you!"
Well, now you have know what is RAR password, and want to know more about RAR password, right? maybe you have the same problem with the guy above. Setting RAR password can help you protect your files and documents and keep them safe. Next we will show you how to set RAR password in the right way step by step.
Guide: How to Add Password for RAR
Step 1: Create a New RAR File
To set password for RAR file, you need to create a new RAR file first. If you never done that, do as following: Open Winrar and click on Wizard, then select "Create a new archive" and add the target files you want to put in the RAR file. After inputting the file name, press "Next", then you will see the screenshot as shown below:
Step 2: Set RAR Password
Click the "Set Password..." button and start to set password for RAR file. If you have already got a RAR file, click on the Advanced button on the interface and then click on Set Password button. You will be asked to input the password twice for verification because you can not see the password you have input, what you see is only the asterisks.
Tips: There are two kinds of RAR password you can choose - Show password and Encrypt file names. The first one will allow the others to view the RAR contents but can not extract it; the second one will prevent it from being opened.
Step 3: Finish
Choose the password type as you need and then click the "OK" button to finish setting password for RAR file. That's it!
OK, we have completed the whole process of creating RAR password as you like. If you really need to set RAR password, why not follow the guide and create password for RAR files by yourself?
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