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maveee

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Hello everybody ...

I have a lot of important files on my laptop from my work and my university , and its connected to a lot of networks , so sometimes i need some kind of security to protect my files , and i was told that encryption can do that , but i dont know any encyption tool or program , thats why i wanna ask you about them , maybe you can help me to choose the best one .

thanx
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Would it not be better to put the files on a pen drive and keep it with you always?
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i am sorry but how is that gonna help me, are pen drives protected against network hackings and intrusions !!! and its not practical at all ....
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This works good for me

http://www.2brightsp...nclick/eoc.html
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I am not an expert at all in the field of encryption but one thing would certainly worry me: If the disk or the operating system fail and data has to be recovered, It could be much more complicated. Since these are common problems I would think twice before employing encryption.

You can protect your user account and screen saver with complex passwords. You can also protect the Administrator account (seen only in safe mode) by a password. You may also consider a firewall like ZoneAlarm (free) in which security level can be set to keep your computer invisible to other net users.

Edited by The Skeptic, 26 August 2008 - 07:11 AM.

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