Flash Drive and Portable HDD Pasword Protection

By Ultiweap ยท 6 replies
Nov 29, 2009
  1. Hello,

    I transfer often important files on my flash drive or my portable HDD and I would like to password protect them due to lost or theft. I search for encryption programs and also Windows 7 bitlocker but all of them need the program to be installed to be able to open it as not any computer has those program and internet connection.

    I would like to know if that there is a way that I can password protect my flash drives and that I may use it on any windows operating system and also without the need of having the program on every computer that I use my flash drives on?

    Thanks in advance for your help
  2. Justice101

    Justice101 TS Rookie

    Hey, if you buy a SanDisk Cruzer with u3 software (which i think they all come with) there is an option which allows you to set a password.
  3. Ultiweap

    Ultiweap TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 606

    Mind is a MaxFlash 8GB.
  4. Kcircyrd

    Kcircyrd TS Rookie Posts: 216

    Take a look at Cryptainer LE which we have used for a long time. You will find it with a Google search, or at www.TimeAtlas.com/Useful_Utilities/
    It is free and the instructions are complete and useful.
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,158   +986

    THANK YOU! :wave: Looks very good.
  6. Ultiweap

    Ultiweap TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 606

    Thanks a lot for that program Kcircyrd I love it.
  7. scottjr

    scottjr TS Rookie

    I have had no problems with Cryptainer Le on XP and Vista.
    However so far it is the only program to freeze Windows 7
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