How to Protect your USB Drive with a Password? ?

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A USB Flash drive is a data storage device integrated with USB(i.e Universal Serial Bus). These drives have become so much popular because they are portable, fast start-up, reliable, removable and rewritable. They are very handy and you must have used them to carry your data.
But what would happen when you have some confidential data in your drive or if the drive gets stolen and someone steals your data? So I would like to tell you a tool called USB Flash Security, which helps you to password protect you USB drive.

This tool is quite simple to use. When you run it for the first time, you will see the following window. You can click on “Don’t display again”, to avoid it from displaying every time you start.

After clicking OK you can see main Window. This Window would show all the hard drives attached to your computer. From the top tab bar, you can browse and find your USB Drive.

I have attached a 4 Gb pen drive with USB. Now the first step to use this tool is to locate your USB drive and then click on it.

After locating your drive, first you would need to back up your date before tool deletes all data for protection. When done, click on your USB Drive and then click on Install. Then it would prompt you with a message, that your all data will be deleted. Click on Ok to start the process.

Now you need to set password to protect your drive. You can type any phrase or word which can remind you of your password in Hint. Click OK when done.

The tool would again prompt with an message to confirm the process. Click on Ok to start the process. Then within some time, it would format your USB Drive and then your drive will be protected with the password. To check, remove your USB drive from your PC and then plug-in again.

When you plug-in, and then try to open it, you would be prompted with the password. Hence you won’t be able to open it without that password.
If the input password is wrong then you will be prompted with the following error.

Hence no one would be able to open this USB Drive without knowing the password. And if you want to remove the password from your USB Drive then you will need to follow the above steps to remove the password protection from your drive.

The size of USB Flash Security is 1.19 Mb and it is free for personal and non-commercial purpose. This tool is compatible with all the versions of Windows.

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