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BitLocker and Rohos Mini – a free encryption alternative.

Almost all of us who have to entrust volumes of personal information to computers or other portable data storage devices are always deeply concerned about the safety and privacy of the data and files stored. In competitive environment, especially when it comes to finance-related issues of different enterprises as well as for individual purposes the protection of your data becomes the issue of great importance. There is a number of ways of how to protect your data, but the most reliable, tried and true one remains the data encryption. The giants of IT Industry such as, Microsoft and Apple in their latest versions of OS Windows and OS Mac have the encryption feature built-in by default. Both the advanced users and beginners use a special software – Rohos Mini Drive/Rohos Disk, TrueCrypt etc – for data encryption and their protection with a password.

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How to create password protected and encrypted CD\DVD disk

Many users keep important personal information on HDD and did not realize they need to create a safety copy of the files – BackUp. It is necessary to make personal archive on the CD/DVD periodically. And more important is to protect data medium. You can transport private data on CD without been stressed about data security. Even if you lost the CD with confidential information nobody will have access to this secret information (documents, private photos, music, video). To provide good privacy protection on the CD the data should be password protected and encrypted.

Rohos Disk Encryption is a perfect tool to encrypt CD\DVD. This requires a blank CD\DVD, Rohos Disk Encryption already installed on computer, and an application for CD burning (e.g. Nero, Roxio Creator, Express Burn, Windows 7 CD\DVD disk burning feature).

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Encrypted Firefox profile. Troubleshooting.

How to restore your Firefox profile?

Rohos Disk Encryption creates encrypted partition on computers or USB flash drives.  “Hide folder” option in Rohos Disk Encryption brings affordable and AES 256 strength encryption solution to improve security issues by preventing unauthorized access to your Internet apps, such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Skype on your PC by local or network users. Your encrypted Firefox profile save all passwords, bookmarks, history after web surfing into Rohos disk. We have tested this feature for more then four months. During our testing it was determined the only bag. Although it is not so essential but we want to share with you how to fix this bag.

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How to backup data on the USB drive secured partition

Rohos Disk Encryption software allows users to have  new secure storage on a computer or USB flash drives. In this post we would like to underline the importance of data back-up especially if you are using Rohos disk on USB flash drives. Due to nature of USB flash drives (portable and special memory design) its memory is subject to external influence and the data integrity is not so strong.

Most people realize the importance of data back-up after the disaster has happened:

  • they lost USB stick with secured partition on it
  • after a couple of month of using secure partition on the USB flash drive it has numerous of File System errors due to missed Disk Check procedures
  • after an occasional (but still possible) USB memory data sector failure a part or entire secure Rohos partition is damaged

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