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apankrat

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Re: Diskovery
« Reply #25 on: April 06, 2016, 08:47 AM »
Got a Samsung NVMe 128Gig NVMe stick. Damn. It is sooo tiny.

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Re: Diskovery
« Reply #26 on: April 06, 2016, 11:14 AM »
Wow...that is small! Mine came preinstalled in an HP Z440 workstation, and it's - comparatively huge - the size of the contraption I posted a pic of earlier.

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Re: Diskovery
« Reply #27 on: April 07, 2016, 03:45 PM »

I have a USB 3 flash drive, formatted as a truecrypt volume/partition. If you connect it Windows thinks it is an unformatted drive, Diskovery will identity the brand and size correctly at that stage.
Small tip: instead of using raw volumes for TrueCrypt, create a single partition and set it's partition type to Linux - that will stop Windows from complaining about it.
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Re: Diskovery
« Reply #28 on: April 08, 2016, 11:55 AM »
@f0dder thanks for the tip. I've actually done it on purpose. I use the drive for daily offsite backup (to take home) - as it is easy to loose I thought it adds a bit of additional security. If someone finds it, plugs it in, they might just think "OK then lets format it" :-) You can also disable Windows asking for it if you plug it in. Go to drive management and remove the drive letter - next time you plug it in it will no longer ask if you want to format it (works just for that specific usb device).

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Re: Diskovery
« Reply #29 on: April 09, 2016, 06:46 AM »
I use the drive for daily offsite backup (to take home) - as it is easy to loose I thought it adds a bit of additional security. If someone finds it, plugs it in, they might just think "OK then lets format it" :-)
Weeeeell, it doesn't really add security - that's what the encryption is for :)

The biggest risk is accidentally formatting it yourself (or a co-worker that finds the drive, or whatever) - removing the drive letter to get rid of the popup has to be done on every machine the drive is used on.
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Re: Diskovery
« Reply #30 on: April 09, 2016, 03:51 PM »
@f0dder: you're right I should change it, going to buy a new flash drive soon so will do so then.