How To Protect Your USB Pendrive With Password: If we look around, nowadays USB flash drives have become the best source to store information. Thanks to the OTG cables, you can use your Pendrive on your Smartphone as well as your PC.
If we talk about storing information in USB sticks, we very often store sensitive data like private images, videos, saved login credentials etc on an unprotected USB Pendrive. What if you lost or misplaced the USB stick?
Here in this article, we are going to share an awesome trick on how to protect your USB Pendrive from being hijacked by any unauthorized person. We will learn to password protect USB Pendrive.
How To Protect Your USB Pendrive With Password
We need to use an awesome tool which is known as DiskCryptor to encrypt our USB flash drives. DiskCryptor is an open encryption solution that offers encryption of all disk partitions, including the system partition.
Here’s how you can use DiskCryptor to encrypt USB flash drives:
1) Download and install DiskCryptor on your Windows computer and then you will see the interface like below, select your Pendrive and then click on the “Encrypt”.
2) In the next window, you will be asked to select the encryption process. If you have limited knowledge regarding this, then stick with the default setting and click “Next”
3) Now you will be asked to put a password. Enter your desired password and then click on “OK” to start the encryption process.
4) Once the encryption process completes, it will show you all the disk drives attached to your computer. Select the USB drive and click on “Mount”
The process will be completed, now everyone needs to enter the password in order to unlock the content inside the Pendrive. This is how you can use DiskCryptor to password protect your USB Pendrive. Hope you like the article, share it with others also.