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a helpless random
26-05-2008, 08:12 PM
hi
i have 3 computers on a wireless network and am currently sharing a printer and 1 folder. however i have an external hdd that i want to password protect then share, but i do not no if there is a special way to do this if i want to network it too. so i basicly want it passworded locally but shared too.
If anyone knows if there is a special way to do this or a good program then that would be great.
Thanks

Speedy Gonzales
26-05-2008, 08:22 PM
Truecrypt will probably do what you want.

Dont ask me what u do tho.Never used it

a helpless random
26-05-2008, 08:29 PM
Truecrypt will probably do what you want.

Dont ask me what u do tho.Never used it
thanks ill try it now

a helpless random
27-05-2008, 07:01 PM
Truecrypt will probably do what you want.

Dont ask me what u do tho.Never used it
Does anyone else(not speedy gonzales) know how to use truecrypte or know another easier program because it has about 100 confirmations and im not sure wether i should try it(it might wipe the data)
Thanks

somebody
27-05-2008, 07:20 PM
If you just want to password protect the network share, using Truecrypt is a bit heavy-handed and unnecessary. Have a look at this http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307874 - if you set up an "advanced" network share, and define what users can access it (disabling guest access), then users will be prompted to enter a valid username/password to access it.

timmy101
25-06-2008, 06:57 PM
Well, I found a program called StorageCrypt, it encrypts external HDDs and Flash drives

Link:http://www.magic2003.net/