Apr 3, 2017

How To Make Your USB Flash Drive Password Protected


hey! welcome to guide tricks tutorial, today i am going to discuss on How To Make Your USB Flash Drive Password Protected, Your USB sticks are those very small though important piece of hardware that contains your very useful informaion. These are portable, faster and comfortable ways to transfer a data. As it may sometimes contain confedential information, you might want to passworod-protect your USB flash drives. But, your USB flash drive is not your Facebook account that have option to add password and secure the your data. Unless you buy a secure flash drive with hardware encryption, you will not able to password-protect your USB thumb drive. However, if you don’t want to invest in purchasing any expensive secure flash drive, there are some freeware that will let you to password-protect your USB flash drive. Adding Separate Password-protection to files One way to password-protect all the content available inside your USB drive is to password protect each of them separately. Certain programs like MS-Word, MS-Excel, etc. will let you to password-protect any document. To password protect your MS-Office files in MS-Office 2007 or higher, click on the MS-Office logo available at top-left and navigate to prepare > encrypt document. It will allow you to add password-protection to any document. /br> If there is any file (or files) other than those of MS-Office that you want to encrypt inside your USB pen drive then, the easiest way is to compress all files and folders in either .zip or .rar format using WinRAR and use their provided options to password-protect your compressed files. The above method doesn’t required any special encryption software to encrypt the content inside your USB flash stick. However, if you are looking for some easy and faster ways to add password-protection to your USB stick then you are required to take help of any of these software tools which I am telling you below. 1. Rohos Mini Drive Rohos Mini Drive is a small software to password-protect your USB flash drive. This software works on-the-fly so you don’t required to have this software installed on any system. Just install the software inside your USB drive and it’ll be password-protected. 2. USB SafeGuard USB Safeguard is a portable software program to encrypt and protect data with a password on your removable pen drive using the AES 256 bits encryption. Just download this small program and copy it to your USB drive. Now, run it from your pen drive. USB SafeGuard will ask you to enter setup password after that, your pen drive will be password protected. Whenever you connect your pen drive, it will ask password to unlock its content. 3. Master Voyager Master Voyager is another portable app built to password protect your CD/DVD and USB Flash Memory. It sits inside your USB Drive, CDs/DVDs and serve you password-protection by creating protected areas where you can put your confedential files and implement password-protection. Master Voyager utilizes strong AES encryption technology to serve protection. 4. SafeHouse Explorer SafeHouse Explorer is stand-alone application that lets you to hide, lock and encrypt documents, spreadsheets, photos, videos and other files. The software is also capable to implement security to your USB Sticks like pen drives, memory cards and even iPods. It uses strong 256-bit Twofish advanced encryption ensures your total protection. SafeHouse Explorer can be run directly from USB devices without prior software installation on system.


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Hey! I’m Muhammad Abba Gana, popularly known as AbbaGana, a blog Scientist by mind and a passionate blogger by heart fountainhead of Guidetricks, Duniyan Fasaha, Duniyar Yau, Hanyantsirah, Gidan Novels, Abba Gana Novels and Be With Me Technology, I am twenty something year old guy from Jimeta, Adamawa State, Nigeria. I’m a Freelance writer, Information marketer, professional blogger, Web designer, Internet speaker, software Developer and also an author. I make living with my laptop and can work from anywhere I find myself (as long as there is a power supply and a reliable internet connection). 

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