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How to protect backup data CD's with password?

by GusGusGus / October 12, 2004 6:14 PM PDT

I've been backing up my data files on CDs and currently they're pretty much an open book - if anyone found a cd and put it into their computer, all my data would be there on display. For future backups, does anyone out there know of a freeware app that allows you to password protect a cd, before you're able to access files? I currently use Drag'n Drop CD.
Thanks,

Gus

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Treat the CDs like cash.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 12, 2004 10:41 PM PDT

If you feel the data has value, then put them in your safe too?

Adding a password is a fine idea but you can't imagine how often I've seen people lose the password and we have to pay hundreds to places like www.lostpassword.com

Bob

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Re: Treat the CDs like cash.
by GusGusGus / October 13, 2004 1:02 AM PDT

Bob,

RE: treating them like cash
- I don't have a safe
- They don't seem to fit in my wallet Wink
I don't generally have problems with remembering passwords. I'm not looking for a Fort Knox solution - just something that would keep the average person who might find it from having instant access.

Thanks though,

Gus

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Then ZIP with password, then put on CDR...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 13, 2004 1:52 AM PDT
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Thanks
by GusGusGus / October 14, 2004 10:28 PM PDT

Bob,

Will give that a go. Thanks for the suggestion!

Gus

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