Old 22-06-2007   #1
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Password protect a external hard drive

how can I go about password protecting a usb external hard drive when I connect it to a pc? what are good softwares for this?
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Re: Password protect a external hard drive

I suggest TrueCrypt as an option; it's freeware.

With TrueCrypt you can either encrypt the whole drive, or create a container file for a virtual drive that will be encrypted.

I use TrueCrypt for my flash memory drives.
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Re: Password protect a external hard drive

okay seems like a good program but are their any tutorials on how to use this software?
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Re: Password protect a external hard drive

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okay seems like a good program but are their any tutorials on how to use this software?
Yes:

TrueCrypt Documentation

TrueCrypt Beginner's Tutorial

TrueCrypt FAQ
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Re: Password protect a external hard drive

Hi Drage you feel like moving this to the Hard Drive forum if it's ok with eigger?
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