Hard drive encryption product

Hello All,

I am looking for a hard drive encryption for some desktops and laptops.

Does any one knows about a good one? This could be an open source or commercial.

Thank you!
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Danny RobinsonIT Support ConsultantCommented:
Deslock is a good product for encrypting drives, also there is bit-locker that is built into later versions of windows.
I would stray away from products like true crypt which is now not supported and unstable/insecure.

It needs more than just the word "good" to describe what you are looking for, I guess.
There are many products around.
...some are free...some are manageable, some are even to be used securely with multiple users. Some work only on windows (what OS and version do you run?).

So please invest some minutes to describe what you are looking for.
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LuiLui77Author Commented:
Thank you all for your posts!!!!!!!!!

The machines that I am thinking about encrypting are Windows 7 pro and they are dedicated to only one user. I want to encrypt them in case they are lost or stolen.
For free solutions look at disk cryptor, ciphershed or veracrypt.
For manageable solutions (central management and key backup), I would recommend symantec encryption desktop. Or, if you plan to move to win10 soon (free upgrade available for win7 pro), consider using bitlocker.
Dave HoweSoftware and Hardware EngineerCommented:
Cyphershed doesn't have an installable yet - veracrypt does, but while it does fix a bunch of issues, they have abandoned backwards compatibility.  More importantly, they still don't support secure boot and gpt, so if those are on the existing windows volumes, it's going to be hard to convert them.

Checkpoint is great, but fairly expensive; however, it has all the central management and corporate recovery stuff tc/vera lacks, and supports both secure boot and gpt - it's up to you if that is worth the fairly major price tag.  With vc, you would need to make a recovery iso for each machine (in case of issues) and store them securely and correctly indexed (they aren't large though, a few meg each, so that's doable for a couple of dozen machines, but could quickly get out of hand if you have hundreds to secure)

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LuiLui77Author Commented:
Thank you!
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