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Hi, is there a way to quickly encrypt the filesystem of an USB storage
(FAT)?
I searched in sourceforge but seems to there're nothing.
Thank you very much
Luca

Oct 9 '07 #1
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lu********@libero.it wrote in news:1191942400.706540.89740
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Hi, is there a way to quickly encrypt the filesystem of an USB storage
(FAT)?
I searched in sourceforge but seems to there're nothing.
Thank you very much
..NET has built in encryption classes - you can use those to encrypt files.
Oct 9 '07 #2

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On Oct 9, 7:40 pm, Spam Catcher <spamhoney...@rogers.comwrote:
lucalfi...@libero.it wrote in news:1191942400.706540.89740
@o80g2000hse.googlegroups.com:
Hi, is there a way to quickly encrypt the filesystem of an USB storage
(FAT)?
I searched in sourceforge but seems to there're nothing.
Thank you very much

.NET has built in encryption classes - you can use those to encrypt files.
I don't want to encrypt files. I want to encrypt the filesystem only
to make the storage unavailable quickly

Oct 9 '07 #3

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lu********@libero.it wrote in
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On Oct 9, 7:40 pm, Spam Catcher <spamhoney...@rogers.comwrote:
>lucalfi...@libero.it wrote in news:1191942400.706540.89740
@o80g2000hse.googlegroups.com:
Hi, is there a way to quickly encrypt the filesystem of an USB
storage (FAT)?
I searched in sourceforge but seems to there're nothing.
Thank you very much

.NET has built in encryption classes - you can use those to encrypt
files.

I don't want to encrypt files. I want to encrypt the filesystem only
to make the storage unavailable quickly
In that case, you might have to go lower level... I don't think .NET has
access to the File System itself - only the files.

Oct 10 '07 #4

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On Oct 10, 5:44 am, Spam Catcher <spamhoney...@rogers.comwrote:
lucalfi...@libero.it wrote innews:11**********************@19g2000hsx.googleg roups.com:
On Oct 9, 7:40 pm, Spam Catcher <spamhoney...@rogers.comwrote:
lucalfi...@libero.it wrote in news:1191942400.706540.89740
@o80g2000hse.googlegroups.com:
Hi, is there a way to quickly encrypt the filesystem of an USB
storage (FAT)?
I searched in sourceforge but seems to there're nothing.
Thank you very much
.NET has built in encryption classes - you can use those to encrypt
files.
I don't want to encrypt files. I want to encrypt the filesystem only
to make the storage unavailable quickly

In that case, you might have to go lower level... I don't think .NET has
access to the File System itself - only the files.
Re there any extern dlls that can do that?

Oct 10 '07 #5

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On Oct 10, 8:02 am, lucalfi...@libero.it wrote:
On Oct 10, 5:44 am, Spam Catcher <spamhoney...@rogers.comwrote:
lucalfi...@libero.it wrote innews:11**********************@19g2000hsx.googleg roups.com:
On Oct 9, 7:40 pm, Spam Catcher <spamhoney...@rogers.comwrote:
>lucalfi...@libero.it wrote in news:1191942400.706540.89740
>@o80g2000hse.googlegroups.com:
Hi, is there a way to quickly encrypt the filesystem of an USB
storage (FAT)?
I searched in sourceforge but seems to there're nothing.
Thank you very much
>.NET has built in encryption classes - you can use those to encrypt
>files.
I don't want to encrypt files. I want to encrypt the filesystem only
to make the storage unavailable quickly
In that case, you might have to go lower level... I don't think .NET has
access to the File System itself - only the files.

Re there any extern dlls that can do that?
If I where you I would go hit the C and C++ newsgroups for some
advice. What you need is extremely low level stuff, and finding a
solution will be pretty difficult I'd imagine.

If you don't mind me asking - why do you need to encrypt the entire
file system? Wouldn't encrypting the files be much easier and
accomplish the same thing?

Thanks,

Seth Rowe

Oct 10 '07 #6

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lu********@libero.it schreef:
Hi, is there a way to quickly encrypt the filesystem of an USB storage
(FAT)?
I searched in sourceforge but seems to there're nothing.
Thank you very much
Luca
I think you want this:
http://www.truecrypt.org/
--
Rinze van Huizen
C-Services Holland b.v
Oct 10 '07 #7

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On Oct 10, 2:28 pm, rowe_newsgroups <rowe_em...@yahoo.comwrote:
On Oct 10, 8:02 am, lucalfi...@libero.it wrote:


On Oct 10, 5:44 am, Spam Catcher <spamhoney...@rogers.comwrote:
lucalfi...@libero.it wrote innews:11**********************@19g2000hsx.googleg roups.com:
On Oct 9, 7:40 pm, Spam Catcher <spamhoney...@rogers.comwrote:
lucalfi...@libero.it wrote in news:1191942400.706540.89740
@o80g2000hse.googlegroups.com:
Hi, is there a way to quickly encrypt thefilesystemof an USB
storage (FAT)?
I searched in sourceforge but seems to there're nothing.
Thank you very much
.NET has built in encryption classes - you can use those to encrypt
files.
I don't want to encrypt files. I want to encrypt thefilesystemonly
to make the storage unavailable quickly
In that case, you might have to go lower level... I don't think .NET has
access to the File System itself - only the files.
Re there any extern dlls that can do that?

If I where you I would go hit the C and C++ newsgroups for some
advice. What you need is extremely low level stuff, and finding a
solution will be pretty difficult I'd imagine.

If you don't mind me asking - why do you need to encrypt the entire
file system? Wouldn't encrypting the files be much easier and
accomplish the same thing?

Thanks,

Seth Rowe- Hide quoted text -

- Show quoted text -
Encrypt a lot o files and folders in a storage is not as quickly as
encrypt the filesystem

Oct 10 '07 #8

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