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Old 12-20-2006, 12:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How can I lick out / password protect a internal HD?

Is there A way to “lock out” a secondary hard drive and only allow access to it via a password? Something that will still work if the HD is taken out of the computer and transferred to another. Something that basically will only allow someone to access it if they reformat it. I know there are programs to encrypt a HD but for a program that will encrypt 320 GB. I will be paying big bucks and I need something that will give me fast access to the HD for I use it multiple times a day.

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The only way is to encrypt it.


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Old 12-20-2006, 11:15 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Wouldn't it make more sense to just password protect certain directories?
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Old 12-20-2006, 11:25 AM   #4 (permalink)
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it depends upon its purpose say to keep family members out then yes password protection is fine, if its for a proper company in case of theft then hard drive encryption is a more viable option.
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