How can I encrypt/password protect an external drive? Tags: Hard Drives External Drive External Hard Drive Storage Last response: January 11, 2011 1:15 PM in Storage Share razercultmember1 January 11, 2011 2:06:22 AM Luckily, given the influx of external hard drives including crapware, I have been graced with a 2 terabyte external HDD. How can I easily password protect it? More about : encrypt password protect external drive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Hawkeye22 Storage Expert January 11, 2011 11:25:19 AM There is all kinds of 3rd party software that will do this. Just google it. If you have Win 7 Ultimate or Enterprise, you can use the built in bit-locker. | Report abuse tkrl26 January 11, 2011 1:15:37 PM Another great free program is Truecrypt www.truecrypt.org | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>How can I encrypt/password protect an external drive?> Related ressources: ForumHow to Password protect an external HDD ForumHow to remove media write protection in external hard drive ForumHow can i protect my external hard drives?.... ForumHow to remove write protection from seagate external hard drive ForumMoving hard drive to external enclosure - how ?! ForumHow can I protect my HDD against dirty power? ForumHow to initialize my external hard drive it is write protected ForumHow to remove write protection of a folder on an external disk drive ForumHow to remove write protection on an external disk drive ForumWrite protection on Toshiba external hard drive . ForumHow do I protect files from accidental deletion on my NAS? ForumIs it possible to install windows on a external hdd?????? ForumDO I need CD drive? ForumHow to write .iso file to USB bootable Forum[Solved] New Hard Drive Advice Forum[Solved] 15k drive or 10k RAID0? ForumExternal hard drive no partitoin found ForumHow to remove write protection from SDD? Forum[Solved] Writting Zeros to a hard drive?? ForumDevice error flash drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !