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How Do I Put A Password on My External HDD?

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Hey guys

How to put a password on my toshiba HDD so if someone plugs in my HDD in their PC they won't be able to access my data?

It came with some canvio software that encrypts your files but, it sucked really bad, because it could only be used with restore feature, and didn't even came with uninstaller.

I store my restore images on it, so it should be compatible with windows me macrium reflect
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You can use TrueCrypt, a free encryption program, to do it. The upside is that not only must a person have TrueCrypt to use the hard drive, but they must also know your password. The downside is that you need TrueCrypt on each computer your want to use the harddrive on.
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