An error occured applying attributes to a file error.

The easiest way for me to ask my question is to post the link here as it refers to a recent article written for EE.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/A_1297-Encrypt-your-Thumb-Drive-at-Work-and-Use-it-at-Home-PART-ONE.html?cid=239#c22429

See my one question posted as a comment.

HaimD

P.S. - If you think there's a more appropriate zone for me to post my question regarding flash/thumb drives, please let me know.
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coredatarecoveryCommented:
I use truecrypt to encrypt thumb drives, it's quick and dirty and unless someone else has truecrypt they see the drive as unformatted. an advantage with this method is also that it's passwords can either be stored locally on the computer in question or typed in manually on a new computer with truecrypt installed.

I read the article in question, it seems that they are talking about cranking down usb security, if the usb is being blocked, that is a separate issue to be explored.

If you are using NTFS for security on folders embeded in a usb drive, you can run into problems with advanced permissions on an encrypted drive using windows to encrypt it. Truecrypt is a great work around for this because you will have fewer bugs/issues using your embeded permissions scheme on a drive mounted virtual vs physical as the drive is just a drive using truecrypt. Check it out at truecrypt.org, its free and works well.

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HaimDAuthor Commented:
Thanks coredatarecovery.  Finally got it to work!  Love it!  :)
HaimDAuthor Commented:
Hard to understand how to do it at first for a usb, but finally got it to work!
coredatarecoveryCommented:
I'm happy your'e happy. Truecrypt is one of the best solutions out there for security.
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