Thursday, 29 May 2014

How to password protect USB in windows 7

USB may contain some important files,projects,information etc of yours and you must want it to be secured with a good password, here are some steps to get it achieved

  1. Go to Control Panel>System and Security>BitLocker Drive Encryption
  2. Click on the "Manage BitLocker" and the window will show you to "turn on BitLocker" to the specific drive.
  3. Now click on "turn on BitLocker" beside your selected drive ,Then the BitLocker will start and will ask you how you want to unlock the drive
  4. Select "Use a password to unlock the drive" and type your password
  5. Then select a method to recover your password/key and press Next to start the encryption