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Is there any way to auto-unlock a bitlocker OS drive without a TPM?

I'd like to encrypt the system drive on my desktop computer, but I routinely use it remotely so I don't want to be stuck putting in a password or USB stick on boot. My primary concern is with someone ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to encrypt home folder on Windows 7 and decrypt it after login to Windows? [duplicate]

This question have been asked[1] but didn't exactly got a direct answer to the question. I want to encrypt my home folder in Windows 7 (c:\users\username) and decrypt it after I log in to Windows. ...
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1answer
24 views

If I encrypt my partition can my data that wasn't encrypted be still recovered?

Let's assume a scenario: I have a file on a partition in Windows 8 NTFS that isn't encrypted with BitLocker. I create a file on said partition. I delete the file. I encrypt the partition with ...
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1answer
23 views

what are the commands to reocver EFS encryption keys from the domain recovery agent?

they are in this video but i can not see the commands would really appreciate if anyone could help , been trying to do this for hours now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meQHYNVZYdY
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1answer
63 views

Encrypting GPT Windows 8.1 on a multi boot system?

I have setup LVM on LUKS for my Linux partitons which I am very happy with but I would also like to encrypt Windows 8.1. I had planned to use TrueCrypt until I learned it does not support GPT. I would ...
1
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1answer
30 views

Is auto-logon on laptop with encrypted hard drive secure? [closed]

I have the complete hdd of my laptop encrypted (with the Windows built-in Bitlocker) and thus have to login two times upon booting (Bitlocker and user account). Since I'm the only person using the ...
0
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0answers
30 views

How to encrypt an entire Disk with full cross platform access? [duplicate]

I would like to encrypt an external USB Hard Drive in manner that allows full access (read+write) from Ubuntu trusty, Windows 8 and optionally Android and older Windows versions. With TrueCrypt ...
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0answers
41 views

Encrypt folder Windows 7 home [closed]

I used Truecrypt for encryption of my whole drive.But this solution has now two disadvantages for me: Development of Truecrypt is probably stopped and software is marked as unsafe Password ...
0
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1answer
41 views

Canceling File Encryption Windows 7

I was trying to encrypt a single file, large file container of 100GB. I clicked on the Properties --> Advanced --> Encrypt contents to secure data. However, realizing that this would not allow for ...
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0answers
174 views

Intel Rapid Start Technology Incompatible with Whole-Disk Encryption?

I have a brand new Dell XPS 15 laptop, and I'm getting the following message popping up from time to time. Searching around, I see that Windows 8.1 is supposed to have whole disk encryption enabled ...
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1answer
45 views

Disk encryption stratagy [closed]

I just ordered a new machine. The old one is not encrypted, but before I now receive the new one I wanted to ask about a strategy for the new encryption. My main fear is loosing the password and ...
0
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2answers
83 views

Can an administrator of a Windows domain see a user's password?

I'm in a corporate domain. My computer has Windows 7 and Office 2007, so I guess that the server is running Windows Server 2008 or something similar. I am allowed to change the password of my computer ...
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2answers
48 views

How to encrypt a folder such that you can decrypt it on an unknown windows target system

I have to encrypt some files (from a linux system) and want to put them on a usb-stick and then be able to decrypt it on a windows system where I don't have admin-privileges and where I don't know ...
2
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1answer
56 views

Command-line Decrypting of PDF, given a document open password

I've been given a PDF that is password-protected. I have the document-open password, which is enough to decrypt the contents and allow PDF readers to load the content correctly. Is there a ...
0
votes
1answer
145 views

Is windows remote desktop secure?

Is windows built-in Remote Desktop secure? I mean, does it use any encryption methods? or someone can hijack the data that have been transferred between two system?
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1answer
34 views

Security of Microsoft Windows, Windows on a network, and network backup?

I recently got a laptop to accompany my desktop, and to manage files across them I am considering backing the laptop up to the desktop over a network, and then backing up the desktop in turn to an ...
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0answers
23 views

How do I run Kleopatra in batch on a vmware slice

I am running some code to decrypt a file using Kleopatra. The server is a VMWare slice, and I setup the Kleopatra under my own ID (I am in the admin group on that server). My batch jobs work ...
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0answers
425 views

Repair Corrupt Bitlocker Files - Windows 8.1

In the past I have never used BitLocker, but recently I have become interested in setting it up on both my mom's computer as well as my own. We both had Windows 8 Pro on which we never used Bitlocker, ...
0
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0answers
162 views

BitLocker Error “The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect”

I am trying to enable BitLocker on my Windows 8.1 Pro x64 machine. Since it doesn't have a TPM chip, I also had to enable the group policy option to Allow BitLocker without a compatible TPM. Now when ...
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0answers
163 views

Computer randomly shuts down during Bitlocker prompt?

Recently I encrypted my main Windows drive with Bitlocker (no TPM, just password), but during the boot prompt to 'enter your Bitlocker password' the computer will shut down at a seemingly random time. ...
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0answers
34 views

How to avoid having users enroll for multiple certificates?

I am the domain administrator of my company. Recently one of my clients has re-installed his Windows and received a new certificate from CA, but the key pair of certificate is not same with previous ...
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0answers
20 views

Mount encrypted volume before / during login

To reduce impact of possible computer theft, I would like to have my user profile protected using a robust encryption, so that even if someone can get a physical access to my computer, he will not be ...
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0answers
47 views

Encryption software that allows for password OR keyfile

My requirement is that my Windows 8 laptop should be encrypted (whole system drive) and ask for password on boot, except when it is docked in a specific docking station. If docked, it should boot ...
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1answer
28 views

Windows encrypted files is readable

When I encrypt a file and send it through the network to another computer it is not readable just like it should be. Same, if I share it with a memory stick it stays unreadable for the other ...
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1answer
310 views

How can I unlock my encrypted locker (with the FLKA file extension) if I forgot the locker password, but have the master password?

I am using Folder Lock 7.2 on Windows 7. I have the master password, but I forgot the locker password. I tried all the passwords which I usually use as a password, but they're all useless. I'm ...
0
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1answer
52 views

Full-disk encryption without reinstalling Windows?

I’m looking for some best practices for full-disk encryption (without having to reinstall Windows). Is it possible to encrypt only user profiles? What tools are necessary? Can I encrypt a whole drive ...
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0answers
25 views

Windows 7: encryption key deleted

last weekend I installed Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium (C:) (before it was Windows 7 32 bit) and forgot that one folder (on D:) was encrypted. Without the windows encryption key I can not access the ...
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0answers
29 views

Windows 7 Synchronize folders BUT while some files are open

I need some way to synchronize 2 drives I have. I want to do this often (once a day or so) There is the main drive that I want to clone/synchronize on a backup hard disk. The problem is in that ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Mount ecryptfs volume on Windows

I have my Linux /home partition encrypted using ecryptfs, my Linux install is no longer working and I'd like to access files stored on that partition from Windows. Is there a tool/procedure that would ...
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0answers
1k views

7-zip command line -p switch not working according to help page [Solution Found]

I want to be able to automate the encryption of the file type .pcapng in a windows batch script. My current problem is that I get an error when extracting the encrypted file saying something along the ...
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0answers
141 views

Create an AES encrypted ISO with Linux and open it in Windows [closed]

I need to create an .iso file in a Linux environment. That iso may be created with any CD-burner software. The cd must be supported in a Windows environment, and by people knowing the password, be ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Locally encrypt Dropbox folder

I would like to encrypt the local copies of my Dropbox files, but not the online versions. I have log on password protection (not BIOS) on my Windows 7 Ultimate laptop but that's easily circumvented ...
0
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1answer
778 views

Export gpg to p12 under windows

I'm using gpg4win and I'm trying to export my gpg private key to a p12 format (to import it in Lotus Notes). According to my understanding I need to: gpgsm.exe -o "XXXXXXXX_private.p12" ...
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2answers
65 views

Hide (Encrypted) windows installation under Linux

I've got a PC running Linux (Ubuntu, in case it makes any difference). I want to install windows (Seven) to a hidden-encrypted partition on that drive. So on boot-up I have a selection screen: If ...
6
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5answers
4k views

Windows 7 startup repair with Truecrypt

I have many computers encrypted with Truecrypt 7.1a (current version) with the whole drive encrypted. Today one of them shows the Windows 7 splash screen for a moment and then goes into startup ...
4
votes
1answer
660 views

How can I encrypt the swap file under Windows 7?

Mac OS X has the ability to use "secure virtual memory", meaning that anything from RAM that is swapped out to disk is encrypted. This improves security by making sure no passwords / keys are ever ...
2
votes
2answers
257 views

Using Pidgin with OTR-encryption on Linux and Windows [closed]

Please show here how to install and activate OTR ("Off-The-Record") and Pidgin to me on both: Windows and Linux.
0
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1answer
713 views

how to open encrypted folder

I have an encrypted directory using Windows XP Encryption. I didn't backup the certificate and I formatted my HDD to reloaded the OS as it was corrupt. I am now not able to access the encrypted ...
2
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1answer
331 views

Can you defrag an encrypted file system

I just encrypted my entire hard drive with truecrypt and was wondering can I still defrag it? Or will that not work anymore or break something.
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3answers
92 views

Hard Drive Encryption

I have a new HP laptop 2540p and was wondering how hard is it to encrypt the whole hard drive? Does it slow boot time? Does it make loading programs take longer? You have to enter a password at boot ...
0
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1answer
366 views

Encrypt a virtual hard disk on Windows 7 Home Premium?

I have a virtual hard disk file (*.VHD) and as Windows 7 Home Premium user, I don't have BitLocker to encrypt this hard disk. So is there any alternative way for me to do so?
0
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1answer
445 views

Is it possible to decrypt a truecrypt volume using the windows login password?

If I create a truecrypt volume using my windows 7 password as a key, can I configure truecrypt/windows to automatically mount it when I login? This would probably require windows 7 support(something ...
2
votes
1answer
111 views

Dual boot and disk encryption

I need to dual boot these: Unencrypted Windows 7 partition Encrypted Linux partition (/ and /home) I was thinking to erase the entire disk then: Install Windows 7 then install a linux distribution ...
1
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0answers
123 views

How can I create an encrypted file on OSX for opening on Win7 w/out 3rd party software?

I do love PGP/GPG, but I have users who don't want to, or can't, install 3rd party binaries. Is there a way on OSX to create a (strongly) encrypted file on OSX which can be opened by Windows 7? With ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Windows Bitlocker and automatic unlock password storage safety

I've encrypted my external HDD with a Bitlocker and after rebooting computer I tried to open that drive and got this message: Say, if I pick to "Automatically unlock on this computer from now on", ...
2
votes
1answer
214 views

Protect from access lvm encrypted partition from windows

This is my first question here, so forgive me if it isn't appropriate or too noobish. I want to install Linux and Windows on my machine, but so that the linux partitions would be lvm encrypted and ...
2
votes
1answer
170 views

Encrypting a Dual-Boot Hard Drive

I have a computer dual-booting Windows 7 and Arch Linux. The Arch installation has already been encrypted with LUKS and LVM, as follows: sda Computer's Hard Drive, GRUB2 in MBR | sda1 ...
1
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1answer
726 views

Encrypt plaintext password in AutoHotkey file

I automated my Yahoo! login process with AutoHotkey. It works fine, but problem is that when running this .ahk file, anybody can open the script and see the password. Is there a way I could ...
1
vote
2answers
151 views

Bitlocker File Encryption

I found out that Bitlocker is available only in Windows 7 Ultimate and Enterprise. I'm using Windows 7 Professional x64 and I'd like to encrypt one of my hard disks. Is it possible to "implement" this ...
11
votes
3answers
804 views

How are User files in Windows 7 protected?

I noticed that I cannot access user files from one account across another. However, if someone took my HDD, hooked it up to another computer, would they be able to see the files? Is there a way to ...