Encryption for a data stick

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  1. gordoncbrown

    gordoncbrown Funster

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    Hi. Looking for software to put on my data sticks to encrypt them? Preferably while my files are still on them.:Smile:
     
  2. Serendipitous

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    Alternately password protect the files before saving them.

    MS office docs can be saved with password protection. Can't remember how with being sat in front of the PC (ipad in use) word/excel/etc help files will assist.
     
  3. Gromett

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    Password protection isn't the same as encryption. Check that your software encrypts as well.

    What OS are you using? If it is windows the software you want is called TrueCrypt.

    Sorry forgot link
    http://www.truecrypt.org/
     
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    As Gromett says -Truecrypt. I have used it in earnest and give it the :thumb::thumb:



    (PS - its free too! That makes me very :Smile:)
     
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