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Q: how to encrypt folder

some body tell me that how can i encrypt my folder, how can use encrypt option for particular folder

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A: how to encrypt folder

Keep in mind : Do not forget your username and password for Windows logon. Do not remove your user account.How to encrypt : http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows...-folder-or-file

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Is there a way to encrypt a file or folder on Win 7 Pro 64bit ? I would like to keep all my passwords and/or account logins for all my on line activity somewhere on the PC so I don't have to setup a new password/login every time I can't remember what password goes with what on-line account ?

Running a personal home network with 2 Win 7 machines and 3 XP Pro (SP3) machines with a firewall and AV protection.

Thanks...TRinAZ

A:How to encrypt a file or folder on Win 7 Pro ?

Windows 7 Pro only has EFS - Encrypting File System Manager Shortcut - Create

Some free 3rd Party Encryption software - One I would recommend is True Crypt

TrueCrypt - Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows 7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X and Linux

Josh

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If I am required to encrypt a folder of documents for work and I have Vista Home edition is there anything I can do? From what I just read, it appears that the encryption key is not available for Vista Home edition... Therefore do you have another suggestion or am I just reading that wrong and there is still a way to encript a folder?

Please Help!!

A:Please help me encrypt a file folder

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HI...I WANT TO ENRYPT A FOLDER BUT I CANNOT.WHEN I AM TRYING TO SELECT THE BOX FOR ENCRYPTION IT CANNOT BE SELECTED.PLEASE PROVIDE ME WITH CORRECT PROCEDURES.

A:I'M NOT ABLE TO ENCRYPT A FOLDER. WHAT CAN BE THE REASONS?

it is system

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I have am trying to follow the advice of this site on tightening up security for WinXP Pro. The site is here:

http://www.uksecurityonline.com/husdg/windowsxp/wxpp2.php

However when trying to encrypt the temp file, which I think would be an excellent idea, I get access denied but I am trying from my Admin account!?

Please, if anyone knows what to do and why I cannot encrypt it?

Oh btw, I am trying to encrypt it with Windows built in EFS

Many thanks,

Nester
 

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Hay guys I have read the help files on encrypting but it does not clearly tell me how to do it and how I get into it after I have done it.

Can yall please simplify for me so I can do it right.

I want to make it only so I have excess to it.

God Bless all

A:Vista How do you encrypt a folder/file

right click the folder or file, select properties, select encrypt, click ok.

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Hi, I'm wondering,
is there a way I can encrypt a folder with a batch file,
then decrypt it using a password only I know?
or is there another command line tool that would allow me to do this?
 

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I have a need to encrypt a folder on XP home edition that can also be opened by me on XP Professional. That sounds strange, but I have a particular folder that includes all my job files that I'm having to access both at work (on a shared computer) and at home on my own laptop, wehich I've been shuttling back and forth using a USB memory stick. I have XP Home at home and XP Professional at my job.

I know Microsoft has their Encrypting File System feature in XP Pro, but apparently it's not included in XP Home.

I am also experimenting with Dropbox, which is a syncing service that would let me maintain just one folder that updates in all these places, but again I need to include encryption to prevent coworkers from stealing my work. Hopefully there is a solution that can work in conjunction with Dropbox, since that would be the ideal solution. Then I wouldn't need to use the virus-prone memory stick.

Thanks!

A:Encrypt a folder in XP home edition

This was released by Microsoft, then withdrawn. Some of what I read attributes this to the fact that an employee can encrypt a folder such that their employer can not have access to it.

It allows you to maintain a "clean" machine, and let other people use it without worrying about what they might get into, without all the hassle of keeping your "hot" data off the computer completely.

As I understand it, the encryption is very, very good.

It's available for download on several different sites, here's one:

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Securit...e-Folder.shtml

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What is/are your suggestion/s?

Best=
1. Easy to manage
2. Support many type of encryption
3. Support Windows XP & 7

A:Best software for encrypt individual folder

i choose easy to manage..when we can easy to manage.that's means we can explore and trick it to make more perform usefull.

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I want to lock (or completely hide without allowing to see with show hidden folder check) a folder with C# for windows platforms. This should be work for both FAT and NTFS file systems. I do not wont to use encryption since it is slow.

Should I use low level c++ code to achieve this?
Also I need this as a robust solution so changing CLSIDs is not working.

Also removing permission with FileSystemAccessRule with AccessControlType.Deny also not working for me. Because that only work on NTFS and also if it is worked then user can right click the folder and remove deny AccessControlType.

Please help me to resolve this.

Thanks.

A:How to lock a folder in professional manner (without using the encrypt

Maybe try that solution...

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...are.html?ltr=F

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hi

I deployed my webapp in my client pc i dont have the only one to access that pc other user also viewing and using this pc/server.. so i want to lock /encrypt my wwwroot folder and my database if users attempts to copy my database / wwwroot folder then i dont want them to copy my db and folder..

I saw many articles but not a exect one that works.. I tried folder look to but i wont work on IIS if we locked folder..

So any best idea or any other tricks to do this...

Thanks
 

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Hi All

I used the files and folders Encrypt attribute: "Properties>General>Encrypt contents to secure data"
to encrypt a folder and all its contents. The folder and all its contents are green of colour. Now this is on the D-drive. I formatted my windows C drive and now I cannot access any of the files inside the encrypted folder.

I try setting permissions but they are set for administrators and I'm an administrator. How do I decrypt them?

Thank you
 

A:Solved: Windows Folder Encrypt Attribute - How to Decrypt?

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How do I get back the files that were in an encrypted folder in Windows XP? I went to the User I used to encrypt them (right click on folder->encrypt folder and subfolders) and undid that option, but even though the folder and subfolders are no longer listed in green color (the color of encrypted folders) the files themselves are still gone, just the folders themselves remain, but no files at all that used to be visible in those folders. I hate encryption. I never thought it meant "hide these files from everyone, including ME." It's so stupid. How do I decrypt my folders, or, perhaps more accurately, how do I decrypt the files that used to be visible inside the folders and subfolders in the previously-encrypted folder? I even did the lengthy thing related to Certificates and still the files themselves are hidden from me. And they're not simply "hidden files" because I tried that option in options->View but it didn't do the trick. There's gotta be another way.
Thanks

A:How do I get back the files that were in an encrypted folder in Windows XP? I went to the User I used to encrypt them (right cl...

It sounds like you may have already tried one of these steps.Perhaps one of the others will restore the files for you.

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As a rule, I don't run NTFS on any of my systems and I advise against it in most situations. The reason is that I consider the additional stability and security that NTFS offers to be outweighed by the disadvantage of making it impossible, if not near impossible, to clean adware/spyware/viruses from an infected machine. But now I am presented with a new dilemma:

I have a laptop that I am using more as time progresses. It has a lot of information stored on it about my clients' user names, passwords, e-mail configurations, product keys (which they do lose, occasionally). Losing the laptop to a thief and the potential that the thief would discover the valuable and sensitive information stored on it . . . Well, I think you get the idea.

I am thinking of converting the laptop to NTFS and encrypting the many folders that contain sensitive information, thus protecting my clients from any potential damage due to loss of the laptop.

Here's the proposed scenario and conditions:
The laptop's hard disk is converted to NTFS.
Folders containing sensitive information are encrypted.
The OS on the laptop crashes and is unrecoverable.
I am forced to trash the existing OS and set up Windows 2000 or XP fresh and clean and start over again.
What must I do now to prepare for this day so that after the OS is loaded again, I can access those encrypted folders?
 

A:To encrypt (folders) or not to encrypt--that is my question.

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Q: Encrypt

I'm running Windows 7 and I go to Properties, Advanced and it won't let me encrypt a file, folder, picture, it's grayed out, but I don't know why?

A:Encrypt

Hello Richard,

If you have the Compress contents to save disk space box checked, then that would be why Encrypt contents to secure data is grayed out. You can only have one of them checked instead.

If not, the check using the tutorial below to make sure that EFS encryption is still enabled.

Encryption - Disable or Enable - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hello, I am a new user here, I have a two HDDs.
I want to know the procedure for encrypting my hdd. Here are also few things that I also want to know:
1. If i do encryption on my hdd, can a virus/malware/Trojan affect that HDD or not.
2. Also if i do encryption can I download things from internet on that hdd.
3. If I install windows 7 on encrypted HDD and install other programs or games on other HDD, then it will work or not. I think this will ensure security for windows 7 and less chance of being affected.

Please let me know these will work or not. If there is any other method please tell me.


THANKS IN ADVANCE.

A:How do I encrypt my HDD? And also need more help.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by icehead


Hello, I am a new user here, I have a two HDDs.
I want to know the procedure for encrypting my hdd. Here are also few things that I also want to know:
1. If i do encryption on my hdd, can a virus/malware/Trojan affect that HDD or not.
2. Also if i do encryption can I download things from internet on that hdd.
3. If I install windows 7 on encrypted HDD and install other programs or games on other HDD, then it will work or not. I think this will ensure security for windows 7 and less chance of being affected.

Please let me know these will work or not. If there is any other method please tell me.
THANKS IN ADVANCE.



1-Yes it can
2-yes you can
3-usually yes

BUT

If you lose the key, if a single bit of the key becomes corrupt, you will lose everything. IMHO it is just not worth it!

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Can someone decode or whatever this for me please, It's for school and i really need help.

This is it:

67.109.103.32
101.115.110.32
109.110.119.32
111.109.110.104
116.32.70.83
76.32.117.109
109.120.32.114
112.122.32.32Click to expand...

clue is: There are 4 levels of encryption.

The answer will be a sentence with less than 10 words in it.

Please help me.
 

A:Need help to encrypt this

is anyone going to help me?
 

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Hi All
i encrypt some files (Properties ->General ->advanced ) but from that time any file i created it , it become encrypt defalutly , how fix it?

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I noticed that bringing up the properties of a folder and then clicking the Advanced button shows what looks like the ability to encrypt the contents of the folder but I can't access this function for some reason.
Does anyone know how to encrypt folders in XPhome? Either that, or can someone direct me to a free program that might do the same, or simply hide for folder? I had a copy of Invisible Folders and that worked great but I lost my copy and can't find the program on the web.
Thanks,
JTN
 

A:encrypt folders in xp

Encrypted File System (EFS) is not included with Windows XP Home. It's meant to be used in a corporate environment so the encryption keys can be centrally managed. If you would encrypt a folder and not back up the key (before reinstalling Windows or resetting the account password), the files would be permanently lost. No chance for recovery. EFS also does not prevent others from deleting the files. It only prevents others from opening them. NTFS file permissions would have to be used as well to prevent deletion.
 

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Does anyone know if its possible to encrypt a .bat file so when you edit the file it won't be readable ?

A:Encrypt a .bat file ?

Hello Jon,

Yes, you can use the Encrypting File System (EFS) in Windows 7 to encrypt a .bat file.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi Team,my computer got stuck for months on windows update 1607finally the other day i looked into it and it asked me to disencrypt the C:/ then the update went throughnow i'm trying to encrypt again but this option is not available in HP Client Security. Options are Identity and Device but Data is not there which should allow me to encrypt (this is my understanding). If anyone knows if there is another way to access the encryption or if i should be looking in another location, please advise.Thanks

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Hi i encrypt my word excel or powerpoint files. afte that my system got crash . so i install the win XP again . but now when i am trying to open any file ( word excel or powerpoint files) its giving me the error. user does not have access privileges. i try to remome the encryption from the files but its also giving me the error.
these files are very important. kindly help me.

Sunil

A:Encrypt files

Quote:





Originally Posted by skaundal


Hi i encrypt my word excel or powerpoint files. afte that my system got crash . so i install the win XP again . but now when i am trying to open any file ( word excel or powerpoint files) its giving me the error. user does not have access privileges. i try to remome the encryption from the files but its also giving me the error.
these files are very important. kindly help me.

Sunil




I believe it is becasue when you originally encrypted the file, it used the original user account information to create the hash, etc for the encryption. When yoou reinstalled, did you recreate the user accounts with the same names as originally created?

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I've been looking for a software to encrypt the Operating System partition, and i found this DriveCrypt Plus Pack from Securstar. Does anybody knows this software? It is good and reliable? And if you know another one better than that please help me.
Thank you

 

A:How to encrypt OS partition?

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Hi,

I have a lynksis wi-fi network in my house and I have yet to encrypt it.
My question is whether or not WEP encryption is possible without the disk that came with the router?
 

A:Can I encrypt my network??

did you check their website? I'm sure they probably have a copy there.
 

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I wanted to encrypt a single text file.
So I right clicked Details > Advanced
checked the bottom encrypt option- Compress option left blank
"Details" button greyed out!

Not that I need it, but Details button also greyed out when selecting Compress instead.

Anyone got an idea how to handle this?
Don't really want to buy a big encryption program...

Windows 7 Ultimate, Dutch

Thanks
Barend

A:How to encrypt .txt file

Why do you need Details? Just select the encrypt check box and hit ok.
After the file is encrypted then you can open Details.

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I have a friend that want to encrypt his entire hardrive, anyone has any suggestions on the best program to use? I think it's a 40gb Maxtor hardrive in case that information is needed! Thanks

A:Encrypt Hardrive

The whole drive ? Sounds unreasonable, as if the friend doesn't have a real good idea of what they want & why.

I say this because MS released a program called "Private Folders" for about a week, and then withdrew it as a result of corporate concerns.

But I think you can still get it here:
http://news.com.com/Microsoft+hands+out+private+folders/2100-1012_3-6092153.html


It creates a password-protected file directory. You put stuff in, but it doesn't come out without a password. Seemed to work, but 2 weeks later I forgot the password so now even *I* don't know what's in there.

Worse, I can't delete it. So it just sits there, taunting me.


Given that it works, was made by MS and does everything I could think of a person would want to do, I can't imagine why a person would want to PW protect the whole drive.

How would it boot ?

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I'm looking for some scripts to execute zip/unzip files using Winzip through WINBATCH. Also, looking for some scripts to encrypt/decrypt files using ENTRUST/SOLO (encryption software) through WINBATCH. Currently, I do this stuff manually but automating it will help.
 

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Hello all,

I'm looking for a program/online tool that will encrypt my text. I would like to encrypt some text, send it to a friend and he can type in a password and it will decrypt it at the other end.

Any suggestions?

Tom

A:Encrypt Text

Hey Tom,
I have known for a while that zip can be used for encryption. Dont know if it meets your needs
How to Encrypt Zip Files | eHow.com

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my newegg account was hacked. i want to prevent this sort of thing from happening again.

i tried to use chrome but it would not let me connect to my gmail with the encryption thingy.

thanks in advance.
 

A:how can i encrypt firefox?

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Do you guys encrypt your DNS traffic?
No??

It's nothing new really, if you would like to take a read start HERE

What are the core benefits of encrypting DNS?
1. Helps preventing DNS spoofing
2. Helps preventing ISP and others from spying on you

How to encrypt DNS traffic?

Download Simple DNS Crypt
which is a user friendly and open source program
It uses dnscrypt-proxy which is also open source.

Once you install "Simple DNS Crypt" open the program
and install service by enabling toggle button as shown bellow:


Next step, set your adapter DNS to local host as shown bellow:



That's it your DNS traffic is now encrypted, you're ready to go!
 

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a while back i encrypted a file useing winzip, and now i want to open it but i dont know what that password i set for it was. is there any program that will unencrypt it or a way to find the password? thanks
 

A:How to un encrypt .zip files?

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If your computer ever becomes permanently unbootable and if you didn't back up your key with those files then Windows encrypted files will be lost. Beware of that. Accordingly people recommend True Crypt instead.

A:Don't want others see your files. Encrypt them with XP

Blade Jones makes a good point regarding NTFS encryption. It is a very valuable feature but you must understand the implications of using it. On this forum and others I have seen many cases where a user has reinstalled the OS or upgraded to a later version, only to find that important encrypted files are no longer accessible. This is a serious matter. NTFS encryption scrambles the contents of a file using a key that is a part of the user account. If that key is lost, and it will be when the OS is reinstalled., it is almost impossible to decrypt such files. Creating a new account with the same name and password will not create the same key.

It is possible to backup the encryption key before an OS reinstall but few people do so, or are even aware of the need.

With any encryption method involving a password be very sure you do not forget it! Forum rules do not permit help with lost passwords.

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Are there any folders that should be encrypted, for example temp folder and such?

A:Which folders to encrypt with EFS

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Cluent


Are there any folders that should be encrypted, for example temp folder and such?


Hi and welcome

Be very careful encrypting. Lose the key and your data is gone. Usually ppl encrypt their data. Encrypting temp doesn't make it more secure. Encryption also slows down the process.

Could you tell us why you want to encrypt?

Thanks

Ken J

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Hi @ll,
I want to encrypt the passwords in the unattendend.xml (windows 7). Now there all in PlainText.
<LocalAccount wcm:action="add">
                        <Password>
                            <Value>[email protected]</Value>
                            <PlainText>true</PlainText>
                        </Password>
                        <Description>LocalAdmin</Description>
                        <DisplayName>LocalAdmin</DisplayName>
                        <Group>administrator</Group>
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A:How To encrypt a password in unattendend.xml

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Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | UserAccounts | AdministratorPassword
Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | UserAccounts | LocalAccounts | LocalAccount | Password
Add a value to one or more of the password settings.
On the Tools menu, check Hide Sensitive Data. This ensures that when the answer file is saved, the password information will be hidden.
Save the answer file and close Windows SIM.
 
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Security software maker Credant announced Jan. 3 that it has won a deal to provide full-disk encryption technology for all laptops controlled by the U.S. General Services Administration, which could give the firm a leg-up in negotiations with other federal agencies looking for similar tools. http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2078781,00.asp

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I don't mean just the wifi router access encryption (WPA, etc), I mean all wifi connections to the wifi router. Is there a way to do this? Thanks

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I know their are web based solutions for sending encrypted emails

https://www.sendinc.com or Online Encrypt/Decrypt your text messages - infoencrypt.com ??? (never tried them do they even work? beats me)

I think it gets more confusing and difficult to setup and use if you try configuring computers and email clients to do this?

so, what is the best way to send and receive encrypted emails? is it even possible?

thanks

A:how to encrypt email? easy/best way?

Hi,

it is possible. Depends on where you would like to encrypt them: locally or on the web servers.
Have you heard about PGP/GPG before?

GPG is an open source free version of PGP.
The GNU Privacy Guard - GnuPG.org

Wikipedia info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretty_Good_Privacy
It's available for almost all platform, if you have Windows OS worth to try is GPG4Win.

In short PGP/GPG uses symmetric key cryptography.
First you have to create your own key (public and private key).
Your public key is for people who will email with you - they have to know what your public key is, because they will use it to encrypt message for you.
If you want to send encrypted message to other person then you will need their public key and your private (secret key).

It sounds complicated but in practice it isn't.
Here are some tutorial vids you will be helpful I hope:
GnuGPTutorial - YouTube

Above example is how to encrypt your email/files locally, but there are also webmails which offers this feature - they do all this work on web servers like: Countermail or HushMail - however I don't know how much they are reliable and secure since everything is hidden for end user.

I'd recommend to use PGP/GPG encryption on your own computer if you have time to learn it. It's easy in fact but needs few minutes to understand how it works.
Setting up GPG, and learning it, would be next...but you will never get all your contacts to use it. Unfortunately.

Creer

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HI all when i installed win 8.1 i was having the secure boot issue it since resolved, but i notest that it did nto encrypt my drive like it suppose to and it doesn't even show up in PC Info for encryption so how do i turn this on? I have a Alienware X51 revision 1 with Bios version A12.

Win 8.1 pro with media center is what i have

A:win 8.1 did not encrypt my drive how to turn it on??

Hello Tony,

The tutorial below can help show you how to turn on BitLocker Encryption for your OS drive in Windows 8.1.

BitLocker - Turn On or Off for OS Drive in Windows 8

Hope this helps.

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I used to use TrueCrypt for this purpose. It would encrypt an entire drive easily, all partitions. One had to enter a password or the system would not boot.

I have a tablet with a 2TB SSD divided into five partitions, one WinRE, one 260-meg empty, and three others that are C, D, and E. I tried TrueCrypt and it returned the following error:

"Your system drive has a GUID partition table (GPT), Currently, only drives with MBR pasrtition table are supported"

I tried BitLocker but I see no way to encrypt the entire disk.

I tried DiskCryptor and same problem.

I want this system locked down, or at least C, D, and E, in the event it is lost or stolen as there is sensitive information on it and I don't want to have to unlock each partition separately.

Truecrypt works so well for this purpose but, alas, this is not an MBR drive. Truecrypt would present a password screen prior to starting the Windows boot process and I would like to have that kind of function again.

Can GUID be converted to MBR safely?
 

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I know only what I have experience with. And for this, I have none. If anyone could provide me with some options that would prevent anyone from removing my SSD or HDD from my HP Envy 17 and accessing the files on another machine, I'd appreciate it. I'm sure this is simple, but I just don't know. I'm running windows 8.1 CORE, reading about some things now. Maybe I should read more before I posted here. but I'd like to know what you guys recommend.

A:Encrypt drives on HP Envy

There is nothing out there to prevent someone from accessing the drive with the correct tools.

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I am attempting to encrypt files on a Windows 7 OS using EFS.
Receiving an error that states "The File Recovery certificate being outdated or expired is the most frequent cause of this invalid recovery certificate message".

I have located this to an expired certificate under RSoP, belonging to an account called sysadmin. The problem is that this laptop was a computer that I was given when I left my previous job. I'm presuming that account belong to the tech support team. It no longer exists under user accounts.
I've logged on with the Administrator account and recreated a certificate and generated the DRA, but still receive the same error. The certificate for sysadmin under RSoP still remains.
 

A:Unable to encrypt files using EFS

You're up a creek without a paddle man. EFS is non-trivial and you need the original Recovery Agent to access it.

Consider this scenario:

disk is EFS
user X has a password
user X account is deleted, but the data is kept
we discover, oops, we need something
recreate user X and even reuse the same original password
ACCESS DENIED results.
The encryption key is created such that it is unique to

the HD
the partition
the user
his/her password
time of day the password is created
The ONLY choice is to have created the Recovery Agent while the account was still active.
 

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If I were to split the 512GB SSD into 100GB for Windows  264 Pro and 400 for dataand I would like to have the 400GB encrypted by BitLocker, password protected - would then be possible?Are there any objections or things I should consider?How about TRIM, any issues there? Does anyone out there have experience with this setup? Thanks. p.s. I believe that the 512 GB SSD PCIe TLC OPAL2 is a Samsung PM981 PCIe SSDbased on the Phoenix controller and 64-layer V-NAND.

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i use encrypt files v1.5 to encrypted some word, excel and pictures. but today when i input the right password, it said: "check message log for errors"
and now i cannot see those files,what's the problem?

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There websites Hide all your HTML source code simply with this html encrypted. Prevent your code from being stolen by other webmasters
 
the most websites:
1- http://www.htmlobfuscate.com
2- http://www.iwebtool.com/html_encrypter
3- http://www.smartgb.com/free_encrypthtml.php
4- http://www.onlinehtmlencryption.com/

A:Encrypt Html ,base64 ,url

This is not encryption. It's encoding/obfuscation.

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I have a WD Passport for a backup of my entire system.

I remove this HDD & put it away for safe keeping once the backup has been updated.

But now I want to encrypt this incase it falls into the wrong hands.

I would like 128 bit encryption & prefer to be able to just enter a password in & it unlocks the entire HDD when I plug it into any computer to access all files like a normal HDD.

What's the best program for this?

Thanks.

A:What to encrypt my backup external HDD with?

If you have Windows 7 Ultimate, check Bitlocker out:

Secure your USB drives with BitLocker To Go for Windows 7 | TechRepublic

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I have 2 partitions c and d. i encrypted some files in d:. yesterday i formatted ma lap and i installed a fresh copy of win7. today i tried to copy that files into a cd it displays an error. then i tried to decrypt that files it also getting an error. even i cant open that files. plzzzzzz some one help me

A:Problem with Encrypt and Decrypt

Did you have a password before you formatted? Try using that same password and decrypt again. Restart before decrypting if you have to.

Edit: password on your user account, if it wasn't clear.

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