External hard drives are used to store so many important and private information safely. An external drive like Western Digital allows us to put aside a huge amount of files. But, is your files and folders are completely secure? Absolutely not, anyone can use your WD external drive and access all the information easily. So, what will you do to protect your confidential information? No need to worry, you can apply a password to your external drive using an efficient tool to prevent unauthorized access. In this case, you should use Remo MORE application to password protect Western Digital hard drive easily. It is a well-known drive encrypting software that uses some efficient algorithm to protect hard drive data by applying a password.

To prevent unauthorized access to your confidential files on Western Digital drive, you can hide them easily. There are some simple steps to complete this process. First, right click on the file/folder that you want to hide and select Properties option. On the new window select ‘Hidden’ checkbox from the General tab & click on ‘OK’. After that, go to Control Panel and click on ‘Folder Option’. Now go to ‘View’ tab where you can see two radio buttons. Select, “Don't Show hidden files, folder and drives” option and click ‘OK’ to hide files/folders. But, this process is not completely safe to protect private information from others. Any computer user can see those hidden files easily in the same way. For this reason, you should employ Remo MORE software to password protect Western Digital hard drive. It uses a password that you have set before to open the file.

Sometimes, we compress the important data in an archive file and set a password to protect it from strangers. But there is a risk of corruption at the time of compression and extraction that leads to loss of data. So, you should avoid this process to keep your information healthy and make use of Remo MORE utility as an appropriate solution for this problem. This application will allow you to apply a unique password on the selected files or folders to protect them. You can accomplish the operation through some simple steps that does not require any professional knowledge.

This application consists plenty of useful features to protect data on external drives. Using this software, you can take care of important data stored in different external hard disk like Samsung, Maxtor, Toshiba, IBM etc along with Western Digital. You can use this software to lock folders as well as different files individually. This password is required when you open the application for next time and going to unlock the file for confirmation of the user. Apart from that facility, you can also employ this utility in different operating system to password protect Western Digital hard drive easily.

Follow these simple steps to password protect Western Digital hard drive:

Step 1: At first, install this application on your computer and after launching it selecet "File Manager" option from the main screen.

Password Protect Western Digital Hard Drive - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: In this step you have to selecet "File Manager" option to lock files on the WD hard disk.

Password Protect Western Digital Hard Drive - Select File Manager Option

Figure 2: Select File Manager Option

Step 3: Now, you can see two option as shown in the below figure where you have to choose "File/Folder Locker" option to continue.

Password Protect Western Digital Hard Drive - Select File/Folder Locker

Figure 3: Select File/Folder Locker

Step 4: In this screen, you have to add files or folders that you want to lock with password and then click on "Lock" button.

Password Protect Western Digital Hard Drive - Add Files/Folders

Figure 4: Add Files/Folders