How to encrypt/hide/lock files, folders, hard disks?


  • idoo File Encryption Software runs easily and smoothly on virtually every Windows operating system in current use. Whether you need rock solid protection for your corporate network or just want to protect your financial records on your home PC, this software works flawlessly to keep your files and drives completely safe.
  • 1. How to install idoo File Encryption?
  • 1. Run the setup program.
  • 2. Set a password for your account of idoo File Encryption Pro.
  • Then follow the prompts to complete installation.
  • [Tip] 1.Be sure to remember your password or keep it in a safe place,because you can not run this program without it. 2.if you have installed idoo File Encryption Pro on your computer and you want to install idoo File Encryption Pro, please uninstall idoo File Encryption Pro, reboot your system ,then install idoo File Encryption Pro.
  • 2. Quick Way To Guard Files: Hide, Lock & Deny Write
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  • Right click the file, file folder or hard drive that needs protection, and choose the corresponding option from the menu to hide, deny write or lock. It is always a quick way to protect the information, and most function of idoo Files Encryption could be implemented in this way.
  • 3. How to hide the local files, file folders or HDD
  • Run idoo File Encryption, and select "Hide File" ② from "Hard Disk" ① on the left menu.
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  • Please click "Hide File" ③ to add the personal files you would like to hide. In the same manner, you can even hide file folders or local drives by adding those to the list from "Hide Folder" or "Hide Partition".
  • By selecting the hidden files, file folders or the HDD and only click "Show", the hide function can be simply canceled.
  • 4. How to lock the files, file folders or hard disks
  • Select "Lock File" from “Hard Disk”on the left menu. Then click “Lock File”to add some files you need to lock. Similarly, you might also lock file folders or local drives by adding these to the list from "Lock Folder" or "Lock Partition".
  • The access to the locked files, file folders and HDD will be limited, and they can only be accessed simply by entering the right security password.
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  • 5. How to deny access to local files, file folders or hard drives
  • Choose "Protect File" ② from "Hard Disk" ① on the left menu. Click "Protect file" ③ to add the files you want to protect. Equally, also you can secure file folders or local drives by adding all of them to the list from "Protect folder" or "Protect partition".
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  • To efficiently secure the local data files, the accessibility to the protected files, file folders and HDD will be denied. We may change this setting in idoo File Encryption.
  • 6. How to monitor the file folders or the HDD
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  • Choose "Monitor" ② from "Hard Disk" ① on the left list. Click "Add"③ to add the folders or hard drives you would like to monitor.
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  • Click "Advanced Settings" ④ and set the filters and notifications, users may supervise the operation on any file folders and hard disks more efficiently and exactly. To view the latest monitor log by clicking "Refresh".
  • 7. How to hide files or file folders in external storage devices
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  • Select "Hide File" ② from "External Disk" ① on the left menu. Just click "Hide File" or "Hide Folder" ③ to add the files or folders in the external storage device you need to hide.
  • 8. How to lock files or file folders in external storage devices
  • Choose "Lock File" ② from "External Disk" ① on the left menu. Just click "Lock File" or "Lock Folder" ③ to add the files or folders in the external storage device you should lock. And then, Click "Lock" ④ and set the password to secure the files and folders.
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  • 9. How to lock the shared folders
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  • Choose "Lock File" ② from "Shared Folder" ① on the left menu. Simply click "Lock" ③ to add the shared folders you want to lock. After that, click "Lock" ③ and set the password to complete.
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  • 10. How to encrypt files or file folders
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  • Choose "Encrypt File" ② from "Common" ① on the left menu. Then click "Add Files" ③ to add the files you should secure. In the same manner, you can also secure file folders by adding them to the list from "Add Folders". The files or folders can be encrypted into *.gfl or *.exe file, users may click the corresponding icon and set the file name, path and password to create an encrypted file.
  • 11. How to set the e-mail alarm
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  • Please click "Settings" on the left menu then just click "Self Protect" from the list, and you will find optional methods to provide versatile protection to the data. And users also can change password or supervise the programs in "Settings".

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