How to password-protect your storage media?
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How to password-protect your storage media?

Mishel Shaji
Mishel Shaji

If you store some important files on your external storage devices, Is’s good to lock them with a password to help them against unwanted access. Here is a quick way to protect your storage media.


1) Windows Pro.
2) Pendrive or memory card.


  1. Plug in your removable media.
  2. Open file explorer and right-click the drive or device which you want to encrypt.
  3. Click turn on bit locker.
  4. Select use a password to unlock the drive and enter the password.
  5. Click next.
  6. Choose a suitable place where you would like to save the recovery password and click next.
  7. Now you can select any option. Here I select encrypt entire drive. Click next.
  8. Wait till the process finishes.