Rohos Mini Drive

Rohos Mini Drive password-protects a USB flash drive by creating a hidden and encrypted partition on the disk. If you have many private files on the USB drive and want to keep them secret, you can protect them with a password and strong encryption using Rohos Mini Drive. It also offers a portable encryption tool for working with an encrypted partition on any PC.

Rohos Mini Drive Portable allows to use a password-protected partition on any PC without Administrator privileges or installing additional software. It works like Windows Explorer, displaying folders and files. This portable utility is handy when you don’t have access to your computer or laptop. Read more…

1 Mb, Doesn’t require Installation or Administrative Privileges


Easy to setup, easy to use. This intuitive USB flash drive Setup Wizard automatically detects your USB flash drive and sets the properties for the encrypted partition. You just need to provide a password to protect it. With a single click you can save your first file in a protected volume. Encryption is automatic and on-the-fly.

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

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

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

New: The Hide folder feature will allow you to encrypt, password-protect and lock any Application folder within C:\Program Files\. Now you can easily:

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

Despite its label Mini, this program provides a good portable solution for data security. It is specially designed for newbie users.

USB flash drive security benefits

  • Creates a encrypted partition or container on a USB flash drive or portable hard disk.
  • Encrypted partition is protected by a password.
  • Encryption is automatic and on-the-fly. AES 256 bit key length. Uses NIST-compliant encryption standards.
  • Rohos Mini Drive Portable (portable utility) allows using an encrypted partition on any PC without Administrator privileges or installing additional software.
  • Rohos Mini Drive Portable with Admininistrator privileges can create a Real Hidden Partition on a USB drive, without Windows being able to find and erase it.
  • File Virtualization – prevents secret data from leaking outside an encrypted disk in temporary file folders, the Registry, the Recent Documents list, etc.
  • Secured virtual keyboard – protect an encrypted disk password from a keylogger.

Rohos Mini Drive consists of 3 applications

  1. Rohos Mini Drive desktop version creates an encrypted partition on a USB drive and enables it just like any ordinary disk drive.
  2. Rohos Mini.exe, on USB drive allowing connecting an encrypted USB drive partition as a disk drive on any PC (requires Administrator privileges).
  3. Rohos Disk Browser.exe is a portable encryption tool that allows opening an encrypted partition and working with it (open or save any file). It does not require Administrator privileges. It also allows creating virtual disk containers and hidden encrypted containers with a USB drive partition or media file.

Free Edition limit – 8 GB virtual disk size.


FYI. Rohos Disk Encryption is the 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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editor’s review (2008)

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