Windows Encryption Software

Ben Carleton ben at
Fri Dec 10 14:39:24 CST 2010

 On 12/9/2010 8:20 PM, William Herrin wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 7:24 PM, Brandon Kim < at> wrote:
>> I want to know if there's software out there that will encrypt files on win2k3, winxp, win7, so that if someone
>> decides to steal the computer and plug the harddrive into a USB external case, they won't be able to read the files
>> on the harddrive.
> Save yourself some grief and buy a self-encrypting disk (SED) instead.
> OS transparent so you won't have the endemic problems with oops it no
> longer boots and I can't just boot a live cd and access my business
> critical data.
> -Bill
+1 - You mentioned Windows 2003 - with truecrypt, you need to type in
the password to boot the computer. For desktops and laptops, that's
fine, but if your DC looses power or something, you don't want to be the
one to have to go around and type in the password for all those servers...


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