How-to: encrypt and hide a disk partition
Separate hard disk partitions can be used for any number of reasons. The basic advantage is the inherent separation of files. If one partition happens to be damaged, the files on the other partition will be saved. Also, one might need a secure place to keep those “personal” files. Either way, I think you’ll find the following guide rather useful. In it, I’ll guide you through the process of creating a partition, encrypting it, and then hiding it from prying eyes.
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