Jack Ouzzi wrote:
> Marcus Houlden wrote:
>> On Tue, 05 Jul 2005 03:47:10 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
>> <email@example.com> wrote the following to uk.comp.misc:
> rather than to stop someone accessing the HD (which can be
>> easily removed and put in another machine).
> But Dell inform me that my HD if password protected, will not work in
> another machine (this password is in addition to the power-on) is this
> not the case then?
To be fully protected, the data will need to be encrypted. Nothing less than
encryption will protect your data properly. I suppose what they meant to
day was that putting the hard-drive in another computer will not be enough
to bootstrap and access it. Nothin prevents a thief or data recovery
professional from getting to the data directly. Even standard formatting
will rarely be enough, not to mention deletion (de-allocation from the
Roy S. Schestowitz