If I encrypt an external drive, can I access it in boot camp Windows 7?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Hieveryone, Jun 3, 2014.

  1. Hieveryone macrumors 68040

    Apr 11, 2014
    I got a micro SD card today and I want to encrypt it. I know how to do it Mac but when I want to access it in windows how does that work? :confused:
  2. Freyqq macrumors 601

    Dec 13, 2004
    You would have to encrypt it using a third party program that has a mac and pc version.
  3. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    That's right because you're using an OSX technology to encrypt the SD card, which Windows does not know how to read. I'd use a open source encryption that is compatible to both, i.e., say gnupgp

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