Now encrypt your important files or documents in pendrive by way of giving password protection

Password protection

Password protection for pendrive




In simple words we can give password to any pendrive by using Bitlocker






Some of our important data or file stored in USB PENDRIVE have to be encrypted to avoid misuse of that data by others.

Windows computer just added one service called Bitlocker from its Windows 7 and onwards computer.

With the help of this BITlocker,we can encrypt any drive or pendrive from computers.


In simple words we can give password to any pendrive by using Bitlocker

This service you will find only in WINDOWS VISTA ULTIMATE AND ENTERPRISE,WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE AND ENTERPRISE and WINDOWS 8.1 PRO AND WINDOWS 8.1 ENTERPRISE

If you want to know if your Windows version supports BITLOCKER or not,don’t worry you will be able to know it from the first step only

Password for pendrive

Settings of password protection in pendrive with Bitlocker

 

  1. Insert Pendrive in computer
  2. Goto My computer and right click on pendrive or Removable disc
  3. A menu will open with an option of TURN ON BIT LOCKER (if you don’t find this option in your computer then this service is not in your Windows version you are using,purchase new computer😄)
  4. It will automatically start working towards the encryption process.(Don’t remove pendrive when function is working)


    Password protection

    BITLOCKER initializing drive

  5. Now system will ask us HOW TO UNLOCK YOUR PENDRIVE AFTER IT HAS BEEN LOCKED?
    Pendrive password protection

    Typing password in BITLOCKER for pendrive

  • It will give 2 option for unlocking pendrive,(1) choice of password,(2) choice of smart card
  •  choose option 1 of password,and type your strong password and retype it to finish the process 

6.   Now proceed to further,system will asked us to save or print Recovery password key in case you forget your password.(save it that TEXT FILE PAY anywhere you like in your computer)

7.  Now system will ask us (after you had print or save recovery password key) if you want to start encryption or not (Now who will tell this computer that we had done all this process for encryption only and not for any fun or passing the time 😄😂😄)


Password protection

Saving recovery link or key to BITLOCKER

8. Now it will start your encryption process.It is a bit slow process depending upon your data in your pendrive,so wait for sometime and please don’t remove your pendrive before pausing it otherwise it will harm your data in it.

Password protection for pendrive

BITLOCKER asking to start encryption

9. You will received message once encryption completed.

10.  Done!!!


Password protection for pendrive

BITLOCKER encrypting pendrive

Now you just have to remember, you can use your password protected pendrive only in BITLOCKER enabled Windows computer.

Now when you will insert your encrypted pendrive in BITLOCKER enable computer,it will ask your password and after giving your password you can able to use your pendrive fully.Means you can open any file,copy,delete,paste,etc.You can also add new file also that will also be auto protected.

Password protection for pendrive

Encryption process completed

Now say if you forgot your password,then by clicking link of FORGOT PASSWORD and by writing KEY from your saved link previously in your computer,you will be able to open your pendrive and can also able to give NEW PASSWORD

Password protection for pendrive

BITLOCKER asking for password to open pendrive




How to use encrypted pendrive in WINDOWS XP (not having BITLOCKER facility)

  1.  Insert your encrypted pendrive in non supported computer
  2.  Instead of asking for a password you will only see an icon of BITLOCKER
  3. Click on that Icon
  4. system will ask for password
  5. Insert password
  6. Now take your file from your pendrive to the computer with the help of copy and paste function
  7. Now you can open your file in that computer but you are not authorized to add or delete any file from such computers.
  8. DONE !!!
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