Windows 10: In Need of Serious Help: How To Stop Apps From Scanning My Files?

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  1.    18 Jul 2017 #11

    Other than using something like Sandboxie, are there other ways I can make sure that an app is unable to view other files on my hard drive?
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  2.    18 Jul 2017 #12

    NiceAndShy said: View Post
    Other than using something like Sandboxie, are there other ways I can make sure that an app is unable to view other files on my hard drive?
    You can encrypt the files. You can log in to a different user account and put the files in your user folder, and make sure you never run apps under that user account, or a user account with administrator privileges.
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  3.    18 Jul 2017 #13

    Mystere said: View Post
    You can encrypt the files. You can log in to a different user account and put the files in your user folder, and make sure you never run apps under that user account, or a user account with administrator privileges.
    Wow, encrypting my files is a great idea!
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