Being the generally paranoid sort, I’m pretty careful with my toys/gadgets/electronic devices… but a while ago, I bought an older IBM ThinkPad (T30 to be specific) so I wouldn’t risk anything expensive with my crazy schemes. Since I’m not very attached and rather careless with my craptop , I want to make sure my data won’t be stolen with the craptop.
Running Windows XP pro with TrueCrypt full disk encryption. It requires a password to boot up. It’s much better than having to wonder who’s looking at my stuff if my laptop is ever stolen.