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How do you encrypt certain files you don't want others to see?

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Say you had a few files you didn't want your roommate to accidentally see or someone else that might be sharing the computer... how would you go about encrypting the files so it cannot be read by anyone but you?
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post #2 of 17
Get TrueCrypt. I have used it in the past and it was very simple. It can encrypt a single file, folder or an entire drive. Only the person with the password can view the files.
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i hear truecrypt is good for hiding yo porns
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post #4 of 17
Just so we dont have any confusion here, we're talking about pr0n right?
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post #5 of 17
What else
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lol
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post #7 of 17
I use SDU, it's a program that uses a keyfile to encrypt the files and allegedly has no backdoor. As long as you have the keyfile, you can access the contents.

It's an older program, not widely known/used, developed a while back, but it works for me.
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post #8 of 17
badatgames18 you devil!

But no, that Truecrypt sounds like what your looking for.
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post #9 of 17
Thread hijack.

If i put my Storage HDD that has been encrypted, on another computer.

Can i still access it with the password?
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post #10 of 17
As everyone else said, Truecrypt.
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