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    Password Securing Portable Drive

    I have just bought a 80GB Maxtor Ext drive (little notebook jobby) that I want to secure with a password - what is a good secure way to do it??????

    My pendrives all use U3 passwords so nvr had to do b4!!

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    Wink Re: Password Securing Portable Drive

    Hi guys,
    There are many solutions for this problem:
    For entire disk locking the best case is Lockngo from Keynesis (http://www.keynesis.com). It is very fast. Interface is very simple and nice. Its problem is the requirement of administrator rights and need to run it every time to lock disk.
    If you need visible, but well encrypted container for your files use TrueCrypt (http://www.truecrypt.org), but in order to use it you need installing it to every computer.
    If you want to have some 'private' invisible area on your disk than try SecureNTFS (http://www.securentfs.com). This one works everywhere without administrator rights. Its the most valuable feature for me is that you don't need to run it before unplugging disk. Storage closes automatically.
    Enjoy...

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    Re: Password Securing Portable Drive

    fedor - I suspect the original poster has long since solved the problem - this thread is over two years old.
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    Re: Password Securing Portable Drive

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    ... this thread is over two years old.
    Well don't ever let it be said that Hexus don't help! It might take a bit of time ... but god dam it .. we get there in the end!

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