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Password protection software for Floppy or USB


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Stryker06

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I sometimes leave my floppy drive by accident :tazz: in the floppy drive at school. Usually when I realise I forgot it and go back to get it it's still there untouched and all. But somebody could still have accessed what was on the floppy. I was wondering if there is a program at there that is able to password protect access to both a floppy drive and a usb flash drive. I use those usually too, but I've lost my latest one :) and tend to get a new one soon. Losing/forgetting is my own [bleep] fault each time, but it would at least comfort me a bit if people were unable to access what's on these mediums.
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gilazilla

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Lol..what are the stuff that u are storing that is so secretive.Anyway, one program that cannot password protect ur data is Folder Lock which could lock any folder. I think i could also lock temporary memory.
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Stryker06

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Okay, I didn't find this very helpful. Should I be using folder lock or not?
It's not necessarily secretive stuff, but I sometimes keep a copy of my CV on it and of course that has a lot of personal info on it - home add, phone no. d.o.b, not to mention full name etc
That's why in case I forget it I will be sorry, but also safe as it's not possible/not easy for people who find it to snoop around.
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Hiya
I think you would be best using Truecrypt, it's free, encrypts your data and you can add a passphrase.
The links below.
http://www.truecrypt.org/

Hope thats what your looking for and is of some use to you. :)

o0o
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BHowett

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sometimes leave my floppy drive by accident


really? floppy drive... I am old and, I don't use a floppy?
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I still have a floppy drive too :lol: its used in my little home studio, where I make the worst music you have ever herd that's gets recorded onto a tape lol
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Worry not o0o, I don't think the comment by the moderator took into account the age of this thread. :rolleyes:
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BHowett

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yeah when I saw the last post, I never looked at the other dates.... :bashhead:
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