Forum discussion tagged with Encryption.
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    Question Does bit locker always ask for recovery key when connected via USB?

    Hi, I have a laptop with bit locker encryption. I replaced my hard with another non encrypted hard disk and installed fresh windows on it. Now when plug my encrypted drive via usb3 and tries to bot via it.... bit locker asks for recovery key which i can provide and boot from it. My questions...
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    Question Best way to encrypt/secure HDD?

    Hi, Got a standard PC using Win10 that's a few years old being used in an office. They have several dozen word, excel and access files with sensitive customer data. These files are password protected. They want to encrypt their whole drive, but is this the best way to go about things? I can...
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    Question Unable to enter encryption password on boot up, after buying new keyboard

    I bought a new gaming keyboard for my very old computer (10 years+). The model of gaming keyboard is "Scorpion K632" and when I enter my password for "TrueCrypt" encryption, it says incorrect password. (Yes i know I need to use "Bitlocker" instead, because of the security flaws in Truecrypt)...
  4. News FBI: End-to-End Encryption Is an Infectious Problem

    Just in case there were any lingering doubts about U.S. law enforcement's stance on end-to-end encryption, which prevents information from being read by anyone but its intended recipient, FBI executive assistant director Amy Hess told the Wall Street Journal this week that its use "is a problem...
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    Question Connectivity issue with new hub one one device only

    Recently my landlord changed their internet service to a different package using Sky cos of which they are now using a new Hub. When my Desktop connects to this new Hub, the internet connection is terrible. Google UK home page takes minutes to load. Every now and then in maybe once in a couple...
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    Question Incorrect display of available storage in explorer.

    Okay so when i add up my 4 default hard drive folders (pictures, documents, video, music) it gives 150gb of data. But when i go to my drive on which all this data is stored it says there is only 150gb left of the 500gb originally. So apparently i use i use 200gb more than i can see from the...
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    Question PC locks up during sleep, losing power to monitor

    I'll post the info I have. I'm a newb, so bear with me...My PC locks up during sleep mode. Sometimes I'll notice the monitor is blank and the power light orange. Ill toggle the monitor switch and no change. Press reset on the PC case and the PC will perform a quick reset cycle then resume as...
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    gaming on ryzen 3 2200g/ryzen 5 2400g worth it until upgrade?

    hi! i'm thinking of builfing myself a student-budget pc (here's the partpicker's list : https://pcpartpicker.com/list/xRdtFt ) for now i'm thinking of gaming on the vega graphics and eventually upgrading with a graphics card eventually when my gf and/or budget permits it. on top of that...
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    [SOLVED] Setting hard drive as main hard drive

    I have a SSD for my windows 10 and i want to use my other HDD as my main download and storage drive and i think i did that but now everything i download onto that drive is also put onto my desktop and when i delete it from my desktop it is also deleted from the HDD,
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    Windows restarts on boot up, but not while in safe mode.

    New build PC shuts down, then restarts randomly. As soon as Windows 10 loads. Or in 10, 30 seconds. Or, in 5 minutes. Completely random. I've updated the bios on the new motherboard, an MSI Gaming M5, installed a new i5 8600k processor, reused GTX 1080 Video Card, and new Ram. The funny...
  11. Merklemore3D

    BSOD loop, no recovery disk

    Hi folks! I have a custom PC (dated, built in 2013). I am fairly certain the motherboard is going bad, but I'm hoping I can salvage it for a bit longer. The computer is stuck in an endless blue screen loop. Unless I force a shutdown, it boots, blue-screens, then reboots, blue-screens again...
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    970A-D3 GIGABYTE support

    Does 970A-D3 rev.3 GIGABYTE support nvme boot ...with JEYI NVME M.2 PCI-E X16 2280 Expansion Card???
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    Asus VG245 Overclocking

    Hey, I was whondering if it was beneficial to over lock my asus VG245 monitor and if so what refresh rate should I overclock it to. Also by doing this would their be a possibility of damaging my monitor.
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    [SOLVED] fx 8350 is slow doing anything

    It takes me minutes to boot, and when I open up csgo and play for a couple of minutes the screen will freeze and I have to turn off the system manually. this happens in chrome as well. Specs: Gtx titan x Corsair rm1000x Asus m5a97 r2.0 32 GB of ram ddr3 Crucial Ballistix sport
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    I've tried everything... PC turns on for only a second

    I'm not new to this game and I'm stumped, so I've recently got an old HD 7870 back from a friend as they've upgraded, it's in fully working order (tested personally with their system) and I thought I could sell it on eBay for a quick buck, so I decided to self refurbish it, deep clean, new...
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    Laptop Keyboard on older HP

    Hello..... I have a perplexing and infuriating problem with a friends laptop that I am trying to repair. The laptop is an older HP model, HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n090sa Notebook PC. The laptop was running crazy slow so I suggested changing the hdd for an ssd. I bought the ssd before I realised...
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    What is 512ssd equal to in hdd

    I don’t understand computers
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    Monitor saying "Check Video Cable"

    I just got an HP monitor like 40 minutes ago and since i plugged it in to my computer with a DVI cable, it's been saying there is no signal for DVI and also says Check Video Cable after a few seconds. I'm not sure what's wrong. I'm using the same DVI cable I was given when the guy i bought the...
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    Is 300w PSU enough for Zotac Gtx 1050ti mini?

    I got Acer Aspire Tc-705 pc with Gtx 745, 8gb ddr3, i5-4460 3.2ghz and 300w PSU. Will I be fine if I upgrade my GPU to Zotac 1050ti mini?
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    Are EVGA motherboards any good

    I know EVGA is well known for having a good warranty, but I just wanted to know if their motherboards are any good? I always have used gigabyte and asus in the past but I'm willing to try out and evga board this time. The one I'm looking at is this one right here...