Rohos Mini Drive

Rohos Mini Drive protect USB flash drive with a password by making hidden and encrypted partition on the USB flash drive memory. If you have many private files on the USB drive and want to keep them in secret, you can protect them by a password and strong encryption with Rohos Mini Drive. Also it offers a portable encryption tool to work with encrypted partition on any PC.

Rohos Mini Drive Portable allows to use password protected partition on any PC without Admin rights, without install. It works like Windows Explorer displaying folders and files. Portable utility handy when you don’t have access to your computer or laptop. Read more…

1 Mb, Doesn’t require Install or Administrative Privileges


Easy to setup, easy to use. Intuitive USB flash drive Setup Wizard automatically detects your USB flash drive and setup an encrypted partition properties. You just need to provide a protection password. One click – and you can save your first file into protected volume. Encryption is automatic and on-the-fly.

You can access your secret volume by entering a right password. Disk-on notifications help you to know when secured partition gets connected or disconnected. If you click on the balloon the Explorer window will be opened on the disk.

Portable Application allows to work with a password protected partition on any PC, you just click “Rohos Mini” icon on the USB flash drive root folder and enter disk password. Rohos Portable will start a volume even if on this computer is not installed Rohos Disk or Rohos Mini application.

On-The-Fly encryption without Administrative rights is right now possible with new File Virtualization technology. Read more…

New: Hide folder feature will allow you encrypting, password protecting and locking any Application folder within C:\Program Files\. Now you could easily:

  • Encrypt and protect Google Chrome profile: history, favorites, form data, credit card number, saved passwords, cookies etc. Read more …
  • Encrypt and hide your Skype profile with chat history , received files, contacts, Skype password. Read more …
  • Encrypt Mozilla Firefox and Opera profile

Despite the name Mini the program provides a decent portable data security solution. It is specially designed for newbie users.

USB flash drive security benefits

  • Creates a encrypted partition or container on USB flash drive or portable HDD.
  • Encrypted partition is protected by a password.
  • Encryption is automatic and on-the-fly. AES 256 bit key length. Using NIST compliant encryption standards.
  • Rohos Mini Drive Portable (portable utility) allows to use encrypted partition on any PC without Admin rights, without install.
  • Rohos Mini Drive Portable with Admin rigts can create a Real Hidden Partition on USB drive, without possibility for Windows to find and erase it.
  • File Virtualization – prevents secret data leak outside encrypted disk on TEMP folders, Registry, Recent documents list, etc.
  • Secured virtual keyboard – protect encrypted disk password from a keylogger.

Rohos Mini Drive contains 3 applications

  1. Rohos Mini Drive desktop version –  creates encrypted partition on USB drive and connects it as a real disk drive.
  2. Rohos Mini.exe, on USB drive – Allows to connect encrypted USB drive partition as a disk drive on any PC (requires Administration privileges).
  3. Rohos Disk Browser.exe, portable encryption tool – Allows to open encrypted partition and work with it (open / save any file ). Does not requires Administration privileges. Also it allows creating virtual disk containers and hidden encrypted containers with USB drive partition or media file.

Free Edition limit – 8 GB virtual disk size.


FYI. Rohos Disk Encryption is a full version of Rohos Mini Drive. Rohos Mini vs. Rohos Disk.

System requirements:

  • Installation requires admin rights
  • Windows 7/ 8/10
  • USB port
  • USB drive with 90 Mb or more free space

Recent news:

Rohos Mini and Rohos Disk v.1.8. Keep folders hidden! Nov 2010

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Awards and testimonials

editor’s review (2008)

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