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8/08/2017

Tutorial How to Protect Flashdisk with Password

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Tutorial How to Protect Flashdisk with Password
Flashdisk arguably is one of the must-have accessory for laptop or computer owner. Its function is moreover if not to save and copy files from one device to other device.

The capacity of the flash is in line with advances in technology. Dozens of years ago, the capacity of flash is still in the range of tens or hundreds of MB, but now the capacity has reached the flash unit TB. Call it Kingston which early in 2017 showcased 2TB flashdisk in CES 2017.

Well, if you often save important files and folders in the flash, you should protect it with a password. The trick is very easy, consider the following explanation.
protect it with a password

First, download and install the DiskCryptor program. When the program is run, it will detect all disk drives in the device, including the flash.

Select the flash drive, click the Encrypt button, then a dialog box will appear that lets you select the encryption method. However, it is advisable not to change anything, so you should immediately click the Next button.

In the next dialog box, type and confirm the password you want to use. Make sure the password is not easy to guess. Next click OK, the encryption process will begin and wait until finished. For you to know, this process depends on how big your flash capacity.

Once the flash is encrypted, Windows will not be able to recognize it. Existing, Windows just ask you to format the flash, but just ignore it.

What you need to do, reopen DiskCryptor, click on the target flash drive, then click Mount. Then, type a predefined password.

To unplug the flash, you can click Unmount with a similar process, or directly click Safely Remove.
To unplug the flash, you can click Unmount with a similar process, or directly click Safely Remove

It is important to note, others will not be able to access your flash, but they can still format the flash. So summarized from Ubegizmo, Tuesday (08/08/2017).

Therefore, you should have backup files and folders to anticipate the unwanted.

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