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How to encrypt a single folder on my external hard drive?

I'd like to place private documents into a password-protected folder.

It's important that
* even if someone is using my account they can't access the folder
* the folder be encrypted

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marked as duplicate by Takkat, Jorge Castro, fossfreedom, htorque, Rinzwind May 31 '11 at 17:36

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Use truecrypt, its solve your problem

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The best way is to create an archive and put it on password.

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thanks for the quick response. this will come in handy, but for a more long term solution there are a few problems with this method. –  Lightbreeze May 31 '11 at 15:56
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