How to lock a Portable Hard Disc

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How to lock a Portable Hard Disc. I am having a Portable Hard Disc for which I would like to have a password protection, so that whenever I connect the Portable Hard Disc it will ask for the password. I am using Windows XP. Thanks

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How to lock a Portable Hard Disc


There are several softwares available to lock portable hard drives but the one I would suggest is a free open- source TrueCrypt. It is a cross-platform encryption tool to lock Folders and Volumes. It is automatic, real- time and transparent and provides plausible deniability.

It can be used on Win 7/ Vista/ XP/ Mac OS X and Linux.

Encrypt an entire external hard drive > Move off files from Drive > Format with TrueCrypt > Create encrypted Volume > Copy files to that Volume.

Truecrypt features more encryption schemes than Disk Utility.

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