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What is the best tutorial to encrypting a USB drive? I wanna make it like when someone opens my USB drive all the see in the files are random symbols but when I open the decryption program on the USB it would ask me for a password to decrypt it.
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Truecrypt. You can encrypt the whole drive safe enough that not even the government could open it in any of our lifetimes.

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As said above, TrueCrypt is your best bet.
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Truecrypt. You can encrypt the whole drive safe enough that not even the government could open it in any of our lifetimes.

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As said above, TrueCrypt is your best bet.
I looks really confusing. http://www.truecrypt.org/screenshots
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I looks really confusing. http://www.truecrypt.org/screenshots


It's really not that bad. http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/tutorial

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I looks really confusing. http://www.truecrypt.org/screenshots

It's fairly easy to use really. The wizard is pretty self-explanatory so you could probably get by without reading the tutorials.

Caveat, you need administrator access on all computers you'll be using the drive with.
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I wanted to try to code my own in Java but then I couldn't find a tutorial. I just wanted a simple encryption that when you put your USB in your computer all the data are in symbols but the decrypter and it has a pass code to it too.

I guess my best option is to go with truecrypt
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