Encryption Software

By ptim
Mar 9, 2009
  1. Is there good encryption software for external or portable hard drives.
  2. xehqter

    xehqter TS Rookie Posts: 85

  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,080   +14

    if you have vista ultimate- it's built in. If you have XP or other flavors of vista, there are dozens of encryption programs. Go to a good open source site like
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 14,956   +533

    remember that if the external device goes travelling (eg a thumbdrive), then any
    system to which you attach it will need the same software OR
    a compatible decryption capability.

    OpenPGP is also available for various platforms, eg Linux, Mac, PCs
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