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Windows 7: How to encrypt my OS and Secondary Hard Drives?

30 Nov 2015   #1
Jemjem787

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
How to encrypt my OS and Secondary Hard Drives?

I was recommended a program from my cousin a while back called Truecrypt but i have been reading it is discontinued and has security vulnerabilities ect. Are there any other programs i could use to encrypt my data?


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30 Nov 2015   #2
OvenMaster

Win7 Pro 32bit; Zorin OS 9 Core (in VM)
 
 

VeraCrypt is an updated fork of TrueCrypt that many people including myself like very much.
https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/
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30 Nov 2015   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Don`t do it, you`ll be sorry
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30 Nov 2015   #4
Alejandro85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

TrueCrypt is perfectly fine for most usages and remains an excellent choice. In particular because an independient audit has been conducted and concluded it's safe (contratry to what the authors say, ironically). But yes, it's no longer developed, even though it's a very good option to recommend.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Don`t do it, you`ll be sorry
Can you explain why?
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