Software for locking disk drive in Windows® XP system
Learn about software that are meant for locking a disk drive in a Windows XP system.
Windows XP from Microsoft is an extremely useful operating system that comes packed with many advanced, yet easy-to-use features and options that help users maximize productivity with minimal complications. Windows XP is based on a very light working platform and it uses system resources optimally to minimize the overall load on the CPU. The simple and user-friendly interface in Windows XP allows even those with no prior experience to deal with the options available so that the outcome is maximum. Windows XP has a default data/file management program called explorer that enables users to browse through the data that is stored in system hard drives. ‘Folder Lock’, ‘Sensi-Guard’, ‘File Encryption XP’, Crypto Forge etc are some of the common drive/folder lock software that are available for PCs that have Windows XP as their operating system.
More on features of software meant for locking hard drives in Windows XP-based PCs:
- Custom drive/folder passwords
- Full read/write protection
- Multiple file system support
Custom drive/folder password
The drive lock software for Windows XP has several advanced, yet easy-to-use features that help lock and protect the data that is stored in the system drive. Windows XP drive-lock software have many customizable options that help users choose passwords for different folders and drives. Users can lock a whole drive using a password and they can again lock the folders in the drive with another password for added safety. The users can select folders and create new folders for locking the stored data.
Full read/write protection
The drive lock programs for Windows XP have many advanced encryption algorithms that protect the stored data from any kind of intrusions. The drive once locked will be totally read/write protected, i.e., the users will have to enter the password for reading or writing on the drive. The program also offers protection against infections that try to corrupt the stored data by breaking the encryption algorithm.
The drive-lock software for Windows XP computers offer good support to different types of drives and file systems. Windows XP uses different file systems to store data on the hard drive and any incompatibility with the programs and the file system used will lead to problems. Through the drive-lock software, the programs receive support for all file systems that are supported by Windows XP and this helps prevent issues that normally cause data damage or data corruption.
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