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

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  1. Hieveryone macrumors 68030

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    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 68040

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

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    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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