How to remove Lock icon from Windows 7 folder?

I unshared a shared folder in my Windows 7 and suddenly there is a Lock icon appear on the folder icon.

To remove the Lock icon, here are the steps that I used:

  1. Right click the folder and choose Properties.
  2. Go to Security tab and click Edit.
  3. Under Permissions for Shared Folder window, click on the Add button.
  4. Type in “Authenticated Users” in the field and click Ok.
  5. Click Ok to close all the remaining windows.
  6. The Lock icon is now gone.

I have make a short video on how to remove Lock icon from Windows 7 folder. The video is available here, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOfavrF7Zr0.

Comments

  1. lost of thanks for your this is very usefull for me thank………………………………………………

  2. It always says access denied. What else would be more possible to remove the lock icon? please help. thanks

  3. Husnain Rafaqat says:

    Thanx bro ….

  4. i removed that lock thank’s