File and hard drive encryption


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File and hard drive encryption

The files on your computer are protected by your password, but as you have seen, anyone else on the computer with administrator powers can kind of get around that, because they can get to anyone's files. Furthermore, if someone were to get their hands on your computer even without an administrator password, it's not that difficult to crack in, if you know what you're doing and see the files on a computer. The difficulty comes if you don't have a password and the file is encrypted. Then it takes some fairly sophisticated work to be able to get inside and see the file.

It's as if your file is sort of protected by this force field, and you can't get past the outside and go in. If you want that kind of protection for your files, it's very easy to do. Actually it's just sort of an attribute of the file. Let's suppose on my magazine, I don't want anyone to see the administrative stuff, all these Excel spreadsheets. So I am going to right-click on them, ...

File and hard drive encryption
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File and hard drive encryption provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Jeff Van West as part of the Windows Vista Essential Training

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Business
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