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I just bought a 32GB USB flash drive today, and enabled BitLocker with password authentication.

The flash drive will be used between 2+ computers. Will I be able to unlock it on other computers (not the computer I enabled BitLocker with)? I really need to be able to use it in other places with read and write access.

The computers will all be Windows 7, by the way, if that makes any difference.
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I am not terribly familiar with BitLocker, but you should be able to use the volume on any recent Windows OS, provided you have the password.

That said, you're better off with a less proprietary form of encryption if you want better cross-platform capabilities. There are also some questions about BitLocker's security, given that it's closed source and cannot be readily analyzed by many outside of MS.
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I use a normal drive and then just encrypt my backups with Cobian Backup (Free) which also can password protect your WinRAR / Winzip Archives, which is super sweet...

On top of all that, it's all automated baby! Woot!

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Cool Tip eh?
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