How to secure a flash drive when it's formatted as FAT32?

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  1. allizomeniz

    allizomeniz Registered Member

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    Anyone know if it's possible? I've been using NTFS on my flash drive because it has security options, but to me it seems so much slower than FAT32. I'd like to use FAT32 but there aren't any security preferences for it, none that I could find anyway.

    I know you can get flash drives with encryption and password protection, but I'm happy with the flash drive I have in every other respect so I don't really want to purchase another one.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    You can use Axcrypt to encrypt files/folders etc on it for sure, i do on my USB stick which is FAT32 :thumb:

    If you want FDE on it, maybe others can chime in with their suggestions ;)
     
  3. allizomeniz

    allizomeniz Registered Member

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    Appreciate the suggestion CloneRanger. Took a quick look at AxCrypt and it looks promising. Gonna look at it a little closer when I have more time. :)
     
  4. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

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    You can Truecrypt the entire drive.
     
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