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So I was wondering if there existed a program which would let me encrypt a folder and send it to a friend. And all he has to do, to accesses the contents would be enter in the password I set for it, without having the program which encrypted it originally.

If that can't be possible then what about with the program that originally encrypted it?

As usual Rep for any useful help. Thanks.
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If that can't be possible then what about with the program that originally encrypted it?
Truecrypt will do that.
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I know TrueCrypt is a great option for the second part. I read somewhere about using it as the first part of your question as well but I don't remember for sure.
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truecrypt.

EDIT: everyone beat me too it .
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Ah thanks for the quick replies guys. But I Dled truecrypt already and it seems to only work for whole volumes (ie: HDD) I probably am mistaken though.

Anyone give me rundown on how to encrypt just that one folder? Thanks again.
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Create volume > create encrypted file container

and just follow it from there. To open it you have to mount it and provide the correct password.
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Thanks guys. I got it working. Rep given out to all.
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thanks for the rep. glad i could help! btw awsome name! i liked that book. i even have it signed!
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