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Lock A Hard Drive

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by CoasterFreak, Dec 16, 2003.

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  1. CoasterFreak

    CoasterFreak Thread Starter

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    ok how do you lock a hard drive totally so that only administrators can use it. I'm using Windows XP Home. I have an example of kinda what i want to do below:

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    ^^ i want to create a pop-up screen and everything^^
     
  2. moebius

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    i think it cant be done in xp home
    u need to encrypt the entire drive, and xp home is without encryption
     
  3. CoasterFreak

    CoasterFreak Thread Starter

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    mobius,

    i also have another computer with XP pro, how can i do it in XP pro??
     
  4. moebius

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    just open the drive, and encrypt the whole of it.
    NOT RECOMMENDED WITH A SYSTEM OR BOOT DRIVE!!!
     
  5. moebius

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    i dunno about the popup thing though
     
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