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Is there a way to encrypt C:\Users on Windows 7?

I've tried TrueCrypt with whole partition encryption and it doesn't work because I don't have 32kb free in my boot sector (Apple's Boot Camp I presume). I've created an encrypted module with the intention of mounting it on U:\ and have that be users, but I cannot configure system-favirotes mounts with TrueCrypt because of the same 32kb problem.

BitLocker is not an option because I don't have the hardware requirements.

Is there any other options? Would PGP Desktop work here?

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No TPM? You can actually use BitLocker without a TPM. –  Mark Johnson Dec 21 '09 at 22:28
Hey, Mark, you should put that into an answer, it seems like that's the solution. If you don't create the answer I'll do it myself but I think you deserve the credit. –  Pablo Dec 22 '09 at 16:01

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No TPM? You can actually use BitLocker without a TPM.

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More information on sevenforums.com/tutorials/… –  Pablo Dec 27 '09 at 11:55

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