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Protecting Private Data

Mostly to protect important data or sometimes private pics we use encrypting programs like the AXcrypt. Which do not allow viewing individual files in the chunk of files encrypted together. This makes viewing files a tough process especially when the size of the files runs into several GBs. I have seen programs like these taking hours together to decrypt files on a dual core machine like mine. Maybe they are not made to take advantage of both of the processors. Also when all the files are decrypted there is a greater chance for the security to be compromise
While I was thinking about this problem. I found out a solution that can be implemented by using only the tools that come with the Window 7. The tools are
1. Ability to attach virtual hard disk
2. Bitlocker
Many of you might have got what I am up to for others let’s see HOW TO PROTECT DATA.
The process comprises of making a new .VHD file
Attaching it
Encrypting it
Then adding the data
Finally detaching it And your data is p…