Any software for hiding partitions & protecting data?

By georgetok
May 31, 2011
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  1. Hi,

    I want to ship a hard drive with sensitive data ( Not Porn ) overseas.
    Drive has win -7 ( 64 bit )

    Is there a software that would Hide individual Partitions & protect it with a Password ?

    OR Any other ideas ?

    Any help would be highly appreciated.

  2. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,533   +48

  3. hasek747

    hasek747 TS Rookie Posts: 46

    You can't go wrong with TrueCrypt in my opinion.
  4. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 811   +26

    I'm with hazek747. I have always used truecrypt. I actually have a hidden and encrypted Windows partition on my hard drive. TC can be a little tough to set up, i'll admit, but the walk-through is VERY easy to understand. TC is great for hiding and encrypting files, folders, and partitions. Now obviously you don't have to to hide them if you don't want to, but the option is there.

    And there are several youtube videos to help show you how it's done.

  5. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,249   +220

    Yeh thats what I was thinking right now, first time I used it was littlebit confusing but got the hang of it quickly. Must say, great software! Recommend it! :)
  6. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +116

    I totally agree with others on here... If its sensitive data it must be on an encrypted partition to be safe really.

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