Password Protection to USB Drive without using Any Software

By Admin

Most of the people doesn't like other people checking their personal files and folder on USB, 
including me. This insecure situation creates a huge space to theft our personal data by someone. If you use password protection to your USB, you can reduce the data theft.
Lots of USB password protect software available in present market, but you want to pay money to use it for lifetime. If you're using Windows you don't need any software.

So let's see how to set a password protect on your USB without using any software.
Insert your USB drive to computer.

Step:1) Click on Start

Step:2) In "Search programs and files" box, type Bitlocker Drive Encryption

Step:3) Now launch that application.
Step:4) Then look for your USB drive and click on Turn on Bitlocker

Step:5) Windows will ask you to set a password,Now set a strong password.

Step:6) Click on Next ,If you want save the password in a safe place.

Step:7) And click on Next
Step:8) Now click on Star Encrypting.


That's all !From right now if someone tries to access your USB, Windows will ask him/her to enter the current password.

You can do follow this method for protecting your hard drive partitions also. And this Bit-locker feature is available for only Windows 7 Ultimate and Enterprise versions