Reuschtools FileProtection is the reliable solution to protect files from accidental deletion and from being modified by malicious software (Ransomware). In order to protect a file or the content of a folder, click with the right mouse button on the object and choose File Protection. A dot in the lower left corner of the icon will show that a file is protected.
FileProtection uses the NTFS file system to prevent files from beeing modified. Ransomware will not be able to encrypt or delete a protected file. There are 2 options to remove File Protection:
- Confirm the removal when you are asked by the UAC.
- Users without administrative rights require a password
that can be set via Settings -> File Protection.