Usually, Window 10 does not give encryption for Zip File in Window 10. Hence, in this blog you will read the method to add a Password to Zip File in Window 10. For more information, visit to office.com/setup.
Method To Add a Password to Zip File in Window 10:
1. Use WinZip:
First, you have to download WinZip. When it is installed, then you have to open it and after this, you should tap on Create/Share option which is on the top and then it will open the main Actions menu. Now, in the right Action menu, you should activate the Encrypt option. After this, you should drag a file from the navigator menu which is on the right into the NewZip.zip center space. If a file is dragged, then you should enable the Encrypt function and then you will view a set your password window. When you set your password and then you have to set the encryption setting. At last, you will have a password-protected ZIP file.
2. Use WinRAR:
For this, you should download the WinRAR client. After this, you should follow the prompts and just install this program. Now, you have to tap on the executable WinRAR file. After this, you should select the file which you wish to compress and secure. Then, you have to right-hit on this file and then from the list which appears on your screen, you should select Add to archive. In the next window, just under the General tab, you should input a name for the future zip file and then select the Archive format. Keep in mind before you choose OK button for confirming your changes, you have to tap on Set password. If asked, then you need to input your password and then re-enter it for confirmation. At last, you need to Apply the changes.
WinRAR is also used for setting up a password for the compressed file. So, if you want to set a password for the compressed file, then you should open WinRAR and then tap on Tools. After this, you need to choose Convert archives from the Tools options. Then from Convert archives, just under Archive types, you should check the zip option. Here, you have to select the location where you wish to place the protected zip and then just hit on the Compression button. You will view the Set default compression options window will appear on your screen. Just under the General tab, you should hit on Set password and then input your password. At last, you have to finish the validation procedure and then save your work.
3. Use 7-Zip:
You should download 7-Zip in your Windows 10 computer system. After this, you should install 7-Zip in your device and then just run the executable file and follow on-screen directions on the screen. Now, you have to select the file which you wish to compress and then right-tap on it. At this point, you should tap on Add to archive. Then under Add to Archive window, you should input a name for the file and then set an archive format and then you have to enter an encryption solution. Here, you need to set the password for protecting the future zip file. After setting the password, you should tap on OK button.
With this method, you can add a password to Zip File in Window 10. For more details related to Windows, tap on www.office.com/setup.