What is the best way to protect a Folder on my Hard Drive ?

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What is the best way to protect a Folder on my Hard Drive ?

Postposted on Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:30 pm

I need strong protection of few folders in different partions on my hard drive.

Also I want quick access to those folders without going thru time consuming methods for opening them when needed.

How should I go about it ?

I don't mind buying a software if needed.

Thanks
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Re: What is the best way to protect a Folder on my Hard Driv

Postposted on Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:49 pm

If you have a business edition on Windows you can use EFS.
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Re: What is the best way to protect a Folder on my Hard Driv

Postposted on Sat Jul 21, 2012 9:24 pm

truecrypt or axe crypt work well for this sort of thing.
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Re: What is the best way to protect a Folder on my Hard Driv

Postposted on Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:54 am

EFS is the easiest since it's tied into your Windows login, and it's built in. Keep in mind you have to reset the Windows password from inside the account or you risk losing access to the folders.

Truecrypt is best for portability. You can encrypt stuff and move the volume between machines.

I use Truecrypt to do this sort of thing, and it's credentials being separate from my Windows account is it's biggest selling point for me.
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