[access-uk] Re: Password protecting usb flash disk

  • From: David Halliwell <davidpeterhalliwell@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:25:32 +0100

 Thank you very much for this. I think I will pass it on to somebody who is 
clearly more technically able than me as it still doesn't make sense.  Thank 
you once again

Sent from my iPad

> On 31 Mar 2014, at 19:47, Jonathan H <digitaltoast@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi David;
> First of all, just to double check you definitely downloaded it from 
> http://www.truecrypt.org/ and not any other site ?
> OK, good. So the bit you are interesting in is this page, 
> http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/truecrypt-portable, specifically:
>> Tools -> Traveler Disk Setup
>> You can use this facility to prepare a special traveler disk and launch 
>> TrueCrypt from there. Note that TrueCrypt 'traveler disk' is not a TrueCrypt 
>> volume but an unencrypted volume. A 'traveler disk' contains TrueCrypt 
>> executable files and optionally the 'autorun.inf' script (see the section 
>> AutoRun Configurationbelow). After you select Tools -> Traveler Disk Setup, 
>> the Traveler Disk Setup dialog box should appear. Some of the parameters 
>> that can be set within the dialog deserve further explanation:
>> Include TrueCrypt Volume Creation Wizard
> Then follow these instructions: http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/tutorial#Y0 or 
> if feeling confident, skip straight to this part:
> http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/creating-new-volume#Y0
> Good luck! 
>> On 31 March 2014 19:33, David Halliwell <davidpeterhalliwell@xxxxxxxxx> 
>> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Recently, I posted asking if anyone knew of a piece of software that would 
>> allow me to password protect a usb pen drive.
>> People were very helpful in recommending truecrypt which is free.
>> Thanks folks.
>> I downloaded this, but I've either misplaced my brian, or my degree in 
>> computerness, and I have no idea what to do.
>> So any other suggestions (easy to understand mind you) would be gratefully 
>> received.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> David
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