Encryption for Vista

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by TouchuvGrey, Jan 19, 2008.

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  1. TouchuvGrey

    TouchuvGrey Registered Member

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    Looking for a good ( preferably free )
    encryption program to use on a Vista
    machine. Any suggestions ?
     
  2. InfinityAz

    InfinityAz Registered Member

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    You may want to look at this thread.

    AxCrypt is very good and an update is on the way. The only thing I've noticed with it, and Vista, is that it may not install properly if not installed from the same drive that contains Vista (usually C).
     
  3. Justin Troutman

    Justin Troutman Cryptography Expert

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    How about these?

    It all depends on your requirements (i.e., threat model, environmental constraints, what you're wanting to encrypt, et cetera). Assuming you are using Windows Vista Enterprise or Windows Vista Ultimate, will BitLocker work for you?

    Quoting myself from this post of mine:

    If not that, there are PGP Corporation's offerings, such as PGP Whole Disk Encryption and PGP Desktop Home, both of which are compatible with all 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista.
     
  4. TairikuOkami

    TairikuOkami Registered Member

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    TrueCrypt for folders, AxCrypt for files. I use AxCrypt and it works great, since its new version, it does not crash anymore. :)
     
  5. gb63

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    Naturally, I will recommend TrueCrypt since it offers good encryption on Vista with only limited problems reported by users. However, version 5.0 is coming soon, and you should check the website frequently for that next version.
     
  6. kansei

    kansei Registered Member

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    I installed Truecrypt on 2 Vista laptops yesterday, no issues so far.
     
  7. sukarof

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    I have FreeOTFE on Vista. Simple and no problems.
     
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