Every person who has a minor know-how of computers has certainly used a pen drive at least once in their life. But there are few people who have an idea of securing their pen drive using a password. How to set a password on pen drive without any app? Read on to find out.
Setting a password on pen drive without any app is a fairly easy process. It is also an important consideration to save your data from being accessed by people who are not supposed to view it. It is mandatory to set a password on a pen drive in order to save your precious information from being manipulated by someone who should not view it. You will not need any software to set a password on a pen drive. Read on to find out how to set a password on pen drive without any app.
t is one of the most important thing to protect your pen drive data. Today we discuss how to set a password on pen drive without any app. After reading this article you have to protect your pen drive data with the help of password and convert data in encrypted format. Windows provides the Bit-Locker facility which allows you to apply password protect and encrypted you pen drive contents.
USB or Pen drive is a smaller and used for lot of works. Most of the person store his important and person data in his pen drive. Lot of person must have to apply different software to lock his pen drive for protection. In this article there is no need to use any third-party app to lock your pen drive. With the help of Bit-locker facility of windows you can easily set a password on pen drive without any app.
Password Protection with BitLocker
Note: BitLocker is available on Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Enterprise.
The easiest way to protect your files is to set a password for the entire flash drive. Windows 10 has a built-in feature that’s designed for this purpose called BitLocker.
Insert the pen drive on the computer.
Go to My Computer.
Right click the pen drive
and click on the Turn on BitLocker option.
Turn on the “Use a password to unlock the drive” option. Click on the check mark.
You will now be asked to enter a password.
This password will be used to unlock the pen drive.
Set a strong password and click on the Next button.
In cases of forgetting the password, you will need to use a recovery key to access the pen drive. For saving a recovery key, simply select “Save to a file” option.
Click the Next button and you will now be able to choose the location where you want to save the recovery key.
Click on the Save button to save the recovery key to the desired location.
After saving the recovery file, click on the Next button. You can now select the “Encrypt used disk space only” option. This is a faster option and is best used in new PCs and drive.
Click on the Next button and then click on the “Start Encrypting” button.
This will now start the encryption process. After the completion of the encryption process, simply click the Close button.
You can now remove the pen drive from the computer.
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