Password on second drive

  [email protected]© 16:00 02 Sep 2007

I have 2 hard drives the one i am on with the o/s (c) and a backup (d) with data etc on. How can i pw it so other ppl can't see private folders etc on it. Thanks.

  SANTOS7 16:05 02 Sep 2007

click here

this may help...

  [email protected]© 16:29 02 Sep 2007

I dont want to pw certain folders I want to pw the entire drive if possible.

  rawprawn 16:37 02 Sep 2007

Not sure that this is what you want, but you can make the drive invisible to others.
Using TweakUI is the best way
click here

  [email protected]© 16:54 02 Sep 2007

But won't that also make it invisible to me!!??. If its possible if someone double-clicks on drive d I want it to ask for a pw.

  irishrapter 17:04 02 Sep 2007

You can use "True Crypt" to encrypt the whole drive.
click here to get it. (Its open source!)

  powerless 17:07 02 Sep 2007

Easiest way to do it is via permissions. This won't popup a password box but will just popup an access denied message to those who don't have permission. This will only work if you have user accounts for different users.

  rawprawn 17:13 02 Sep 2007

Yes but you know it's there and can very quickly show it using Tweakui.

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