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Discussion in 'macOS' started by oceanmonster, Jan 21, 2007.

  1. oceanmonster macrumors regular

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    #1
    Is FileVault useful? Does it slow the computer down? Is it worth turning on for security purposes?
     
  2. superbovine macrumors 68030

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    #2
    yes.
    yes.
    depends on your needs. for the most part using encrypted dmg (128-bit AES) files work for most people. there a lot of threads on encrypted dmg and filevault. if you do a search on filevault you can read about all the pitfalls people run into.
     

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