Looking to encrypt netbook

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by noblelord, Jun 14, 2010.

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  1. noblelord

    noblelord Registered Member

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    Hi,I'm looking for a full disk encryption solution for my HP MiniNote 2133 which is running XP Pro. I have tried TrueCrypt but it insists on being able to validate the ISO file where the decryption keys are stored has been burned to CD correctly, which I cannot do as the MiniNote has no CD drive (and I have't got any external one I can use).Can anyone recommend a free solution (or a way I can implement TrueCrypt in this scenario) and one that is fairly lightweight, bearing in mind the lack of processing power I have available? I am not asking for an A vs B thread, my parameters are quite restrictive and I'm really just looking to peruse software that will work for my set-up. Many thanks for any help.
     
  2. hierophant

    hierophant Registered Member

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    You could use TrueCrypt with passwords rather than key files.
     
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    estra Registered Member

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    Take a look at DiskCryptor.

    If I am correct, your netbook has VIA C7-M CPU that includes PadLock extensions.

    So if you choose to use DiskCryptor with AES encryption, then it will be hardware accelerated. TrueCrypt has no VIA PadLock AES acceleration.
     
  5. noblelord

    noblelord Registered Member

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    Thanks - I used this option.

    Sadly I had already done it before I saw about DiskCryptor! :mad:
     
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