Welcome to USBCrypt User's Guide
What's new in this version
Compare USBCrypt with Encryptability
How to install USBCrypt
How to uninstall USBCrypt
How to upgrade USBCrypt
Evaluation vs. Continued use
How to purchase a license for continued use
FREE upgrades for one year!
Checking for updates
Getting customer support
Encrypting USB drive
Choosing encrypted size
Choosing the password and encryption method
Formatting the Virtual Encrypted Disk
The encrypted drive is ready for use
Using the encrypted USB drive
Starting Virtual Encrypted Disk
Stopping Virtual Encrypted Disk
Using the system tray icon
Decrypting the USB drive back
Changing the USBCrypt settings
Renaming the Encrypted Disks
Changing the password
Resetting the password
Recovering the password
Using the AutoRun file
Taking ownership of the encrypted drive
Using the encrypted drive away from home or office
Converting a Virtual Encrypted Disk from Encryptability
USBCrypt Administrator's Kit
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Virtual Encrypted Disk?
What is a 'host drive'?
How exactly does it do the encryption?
Will the encrypted files be protected in the safe mode?
Does USBCrypt require the administrator rights?
Is there a limit to how many drives I can encrypt?
How do I check the encrypted drive for errors?
Is there a "back door" in USBCrypt?
I've lost USBCrypt password. What should I do?
Will my anti-virus program protect files on the encrypted disk?
Will my backup program back up the files located in the encrypted disk?
How do I use Windows Backup with the encrypted drive?
How do I enter the License Key?
Will I need to re-encrypt the drives I encrypted during the trial?
What happens when the evaluation period expires?
Can I use the same license key to install USBCrypt on several computers?
May I give a copy of USBCrypt software to a friend?
I've upgraded USBCrypt to a newer version. Will it read the encrypted files I created with the previous version?
Why does USBCrypt ask me to update software on the host disk?
Why does USBCrypt ask me to adjust the security attributes of the host drive?
How does the Encrypt Empty Space option affect the security of my files?
Why the NTFS compression or EFS encryption should not be used with the USBCrypt files?
I've encrypted a drive and now Windows is showing the 'Low Disk Space' balloons. Why?
I've shared a Virtual Encrypted Disk on a network, but Windows denies access to it from other computers?
I'm trying to use the Create System Image command of Windows, but it shows an error?
How can I get a printed version of this guide?
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