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    Aug 07, 2009
    Unhappy USB Lock software for Mac
    Does any one know of a software that can be used on a Mac to lock USB or Flash drive to protect data on USB drives? Or is there any way that from within Mac OS X a Flash or USB drive folders can be locked with a Password? There are many softwares available for Windows but I cannot find any that are for Mac. Any help would be appreciated.

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    May 02, 2009
    MBP 2.33 4GB: MacPro 8 Core 2.8, 16GB: MacMini 2.26 4GB: MacMin 2.53 4GB: iPhone3GS 32GB
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    OSX encrypt USB key

    There are plenty of options for doing what you want. Probably the easiest would be to encrypt the contents of the drive using Disk Utility. I have never done this myself, but it appears to be pretty straightforward.

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    Aug 07, 2009
    Thanks for that suggestion.

    I tried the Disk Utility however I was not able to lock either a folder or the USB drive using a Password. Any other suggestions or may be a step by step guide as I am not much of a technophile?

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