Storage forum: How can I secure my external hard drive?

by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) August 2, 2012 11:51 PM PDT

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How can I secure my external hard drive?

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) ModeratorCNET staff - 8/2/12 11:51 PM

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How can I secure my external hard drive?


What I'd like to do is secure my external hard drive from prying eyes and
if it's lost while I'm traveling, no one will be able to access the data on
it. I've tried several security programs, but none of them seems to
work. My requirements are straightforward: it needs to be securely
password-protected and the data on the drive must be accessible using any PC
computer whether it is mine or another person's, regardless of which Windows
OS. Does anyone know of such a program that works, is secure and reliable,
and won't break the bank? I don't need all the bells and whistles, just a
secure external drive to protect my data. Thanks in advance for any
recommendations.

- Submitted by Bob S.

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