Rohos Mini Drive

Rohos Mini Drive

Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
2.8
out of 24 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.19
File Size:
3.46MB
Date Added:
July 15, 2008
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Total Downloads:
61,389
Downloads Last Week:
51
Additional Requirements:
Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista

Editors' review

USB drives are simple to carry, but easy to misplace and that can be risky with sensitive information. Rohos Mini Drive is a freeware app that safeguards personal documents by creating a password-protected partition on your flash drive. The download actually installs two programs. One, Rohos Mini Drive, is the partition manager that self-installs as a portable app on the drive when you create the partition. The second, Rohos Disk Browser, is a portable file manager, which can be useful when the encrypted partition can't be read by the host computer.

Operating Rohos Mini Drive is fairly straightforward. Plug in your portable drive and start the program. You should see three choices: Set up USB flash drive, Change password, and Options. Setting up the drive requires choosing a password--that's it. Depending on the size of the drive, creating the partition should happen reasonably quickly. Once the partition has been created, you can change the disk size and partition drive letter. The Rohos Disk Browser displays and manipulate items in the protected partition. Single-click functions include open, saving, deleting, and displaying file properties. Searching and opening the partition is also easily selected from a short pull-down menu.

Rohos Mini Drive includes features to open the protected drive on systems where the user doesn't have administrator rights. That makes this app easy to use anywhere from public library labs to your best friend's system. We can easily recommend this app for all experienced users needing to transport personal files.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    2.8

    out of 24 votes

    • 5 star: 5
    • 4 star: 4
    • 3 star: 3
    • 2 star: 4
    • 1 star: 8
  • Current Version:

    2.3

    out of 6 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 2
    • 1 star: 2
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  • 5 stars

    "This is amazing software"

    December 07, 2012   |   By darkflameq

    Version: Rohos Mini Drive 1.9

    Pros

    Secure Data
    Secure USB drive

    Cons

    Requires administration permissions (not the programs fault, that's Microsoft's fault).

    Thus it won't work with work limited accounts unless you get IT to install the program.

    Summary

    There is a big difference between free and paid versions, the free one is limited to only a 2gb partition and doesn't have the auto map feature.

    If you only need 2gb of secure data and don't mind manually mapping the drive each time, stick with the free version.

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  • 2 stars

    "Dont buy it,use it free,no differences between"

    April 04, 2012   |   By hasansbr

    Version: Rohos Mini Drive 1.9

    Pros

    I am purchased upgrade to pro for Rohos mini drive by credit card , I am not happy to buy it and I want refund and I want my money back, first off all, anything change when I enter my upgrade to pro serial, I couldnt see any differences between upgrade to pro or free mini rohos, Program gives always error: " use data saving", what did I buy, what does it mean upgrade to pro, free is the same, there is not change anything when I enter my serial and I have not receive email after I paid money by credit card

    Cons

    I am purchased upgrade to pro for Rohos mini drive by credit card , I am not happy to buy it and I want refund and I want my money back, first off all, anything change when I enter my upgrade to pro serial, I couldnt see any differences between upgrade to pro or free mini rohos, Program gives always error: " use data saving", what did I buy, what does it mean upgrade to pro, free is the same, there is not change anything when I enter my serial and I have not receive email after I paid money by credit card

    Summary

    Use it free,I purchased upgrade to pro,no differences between pro and free mini rohos.

    Updated on Apr 4, 2012

    Use it free,I purchased upgrade to pro,no differences between pro and free mini rohos.

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