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Old 04-17-2007, 04:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I soon realised that if you are an administrator you can access an account of whichever hard drive, even taken from another computer if it had a previous windows version. The awesome thing is that you can even take owenership of those files; I already tried it from my old account on another dirve. So if you want your files to have a secure privacy & protection compress them to rar with adding a password to secure your files.

No more privacy? No matter how, can microsoft access our files online?
How can we prevent it?



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Old 04-17-2007, 04:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Same with XP.
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Old 04-17-2007, 05:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The only way to truely protect you data is to encrypt it using a strong thrid party tool. PGP is pretty nice as it does the job well, and at not much cost. There are starting to be a few full drive encryptions applications coming to market that will also do this. Basically, encrypt your whole system, so that you have to login to it to open up the encryption, befor the OS starts.

There is no other way to "Protect" your data.
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Old 04-18-2007, 12:40 AM   #4 (permalink)
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encryption on vista is suppose to be unbreakable
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hahaha nothing is "unbreakable"!
why is it before windows vista came out hackers could already bypass there protection?
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Old 04-18-2007, 05:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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hahaha nothing is "unbreakable"!
why is it before windows vista came out hackers could already bypass there protection?
somebody broke vista's folder encryption?
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ill look for the link if i can find it
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Old 04-18-2007, 06:05 PM   #8 (permalink)
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i just found this, it may be useful TweakVista.com - Use BitLocker Drive Encryption without TPM chip
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haha nice there you go
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