STEP 1: Right click on the file or folder you wish you encrypt. You will notice a 7-Zip option (if you do not see this option, click HERE to install the application). If you already have the application installed, re-install the application. If that does not work, contact

After you are able to right click and view 7-Zip, click the option below and click Add to archive:


A window will pop up, see below, that will allow you to select the file extension and generate a password for the encryption. Select:

1. Archive Format: Zip

2. ZipCrypto: AES-256

3. Encryption: Enter password

Click HERE to learn how to decrypt a file