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There are some files I have on my laptop that I'd prefer not to share in case it gets stolen. Windows 7 do offer encryption but it relies on certificate and if someone brute forces their way through user password somehow, then all encrypted files would be in the open. Plus if the OS partition gets trashed (taking certs out), all encrypted files may become permanently lost.

Is there a program that uses password encryption, maybe encrypt a partition section containing sensitive file? Preferably something that doesn't cost an arm and a leg?
    
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TrueCrypt
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TrueCrypt

Truecrypt is the best encryption software I have used.

Open source and free.

I have used it on 2 partitions, one for my documents another for my backups. Great software, very easy to use.
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+1 for TrueCrypt
You will not find a better Open Source program. Very secure.
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Thanks for the tip! If it works well for me, Truecrypt's getting something nice via donation link.
    
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