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WinMagic's SecureDoc - Securing data on your laptop

Product description: Protect your sensitive laptop data with WinMagic's SecureDoc encryption software.

Availability: uWaterloo staff and faculty can download WinMagic SecureDoc and install it on a university-owned laptop.

O/S Versions:

  • Windows
    • Microsoft Windows 7
    • Microsoft Windows Vista, Service Pack 1
    • Microsoft Windows 2003
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional and Home Edition, Service Pack 2 and 3
    • Microsoft Windows 2000, Service Pack 4, Security Rollup Package 1
  • Macintosh (Intel only)
    • Snow Leopard 10.6.5 not available yet
    • Snow Leopard (10.6 through 10.6.4)
    • Leopard (10.5.2 through 10.5.8)
    • Tiger (10.4.9 and above)

Assistance: Available from the Computing Help and Information Place (CHIP), MC 1052.


  • The instructions are intended for IT support staff. The CHIP (MC1052) will be more than happy to help, please call x84357 to schedule a time.
  • Make sure to backup all your data before starting this process.

Download Conditions

This software will only be installed on a university-owned laptop.