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.
click herethis may help...
I dont want to pw certain folders I want to pw the entire drive if possible.
Not sure that this is what you want, but you can make the drive invisible to others.Using TweakUI is the best wayclick here
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.
You can use "True Crypt" to encrypt the whole drive.click here to get it. (Its open source!)
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.
Yes but you know it's there and can very quickly show it using Tweakui.
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