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Encrypt files on your removable drive

Secure Data enables you to create an encrypted folder on removable drives. Follow the steps below to encrypt files on your removable drive:

1.Insert the removable drive (USB flash drive, USB hard disk) into the computer.

2.In the main program window, click Setup > Security tools > Secure Data > Encrypt a removable drive.

3.Select the connected removable drive to encrypt and click Continue.
Click Refresh to update the list of encryptable drives. Encrypted or non-supported drives are not listed.
To decrypt the secured folder on any Windows device that does not have ESET Security Ultimate installed, select Decrypt the folder on any Windows device.

4.Set a password for the encrypted directory. If you do not want the virtual drive to automatically decrypt when you log in to your Windows account, deselect Decrypt automatically on this Windows account. Click Continue.

5.Your removable drive is protected, and the encrypted directory is ready to use.

The encrypted folder will not be visible if you connect your removable drive to a computer where Secure Data is not installed. If the removable drive is connected to a computer with Secure Data installed, you will be prompted to type the password to decrypt the removable drive. If you do not type the password, the encrypted folder will be visible but not accessible.