"How to password protect hard drive on Windows 8?"
To password protect your hard drive on Windows 8 computer, it's really simple. BitLocker is Windows's built in hard drive encryption software. It works on Windows 8.1/8, 7, Vista. We'll give the guide of using Windows 8 but the directions are mostly the same on all 3 operating systems.
The speed of the encryption depends on the size of the drive and which encryption option you chose.
Now your hard drive has been password-protected now. When you unlock the drive, it should look like this in your computer.
For Mac OS X 10.8, it's easy to encrypt a drive. Simply right click the drive, either in the finder window or on your desktop. For Mac OS X 10.7 and 10.6, open the Applications/Utilities Folder.
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