• Password protect USB drive

    in Windows 10/8/7/XP

    • The USB drives are favorite because they are small, ultra-portable, have high storage capacity and high transmission speeds. The small size is making them easy to lost, which may end up in the wrong hands. Therefore, the private data inside the USB drive is at risk and accessible to those who hold it. idoo Private Disk uses 256-bit AES encryption for the task, and the decryption is done in the memory for fast processing and to guarantee that the data is not recoverable from the USB drive.
    • Although we can lock the folder, this way is not 100% secure. It will deter the average computer user enough, but an advanced user can access the contents of this folder. If you need to create a truly secure and encrypted place to store folders and files that absolutely no one will ever be able to access, start to see the guide How to

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    • 1. How to make an encrypted folder on USB drive
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    • 1.Shut down all relevant program of idoo Private Disk, run idoo Private Disk, select "Create a Private Disk" ① on the panel and click "Next" ②.
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    • 2. Click "Make a Private Disk on USB disk" ③, and select the USB drive.
    • 3. Set the other configurations, enter the password ④ and click "Finish"⑤.
    • 2. How to open the encrypted folder on USB drive
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    • 1. Double-click the file "Agent.exe"② in "{PRIVATE-DISK-WORK}①" folder.
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    • 2. Enter the password③ and click "Open"④.
    • 3. How to copy the encrypted folder from HDD to a USB
    • 1. Shut down all relevant program of idoo Private Disk, run idoo Private Disk. Select "Mount or edit a Private Disk", and click "Next".
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    • 2. Choose GPD file ① from Private Disk on HDD. Enter your password ②, and click Next ③.
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    • 3. Choose "Install onto USB disk", click "Finish".
    • 4. How to copy encrypted folder from a USB drive to another USB drive
    • 1. Shut down all relevant program of idoo Private Disk, run idoo Private Disk, and then click "Mount or edit a Private Disk"on the panel, and click "Next".
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    • 2. Select USB drive form "Private Disk on HDD"①. Enter password②, and then click "Next"③.
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    • 3. Choose the USB drive from "Install onto USB disk"④, click "Finish"⑤.
    • 5. How to change password of encrypted folder on USB drive
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    • 1. Double-click the file "Agent.exe"② in "{PRIVATE-DISK-WORK}①" folder.
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    • 3. Enter the password, click "Open", choose the "Change Password".
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    • 4. Enter the new password, and then click "Change".
    • 6. How to shut down the encrypted folder on USB drive
    • 1. Shut down all relevant program of idoo Private Disk, run idoo Private Disk, choose the "Unmount a Private Disk" ①. Click "Finish" ③.
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    • Tip: the function of "Protect the Private Disk after unmount"② is only suitable for folder protection on HDD.
    • 7. How to recover access login ( agent.exe ) if it has been deleted
    • 1. Run the idoo software. Select "Mount or edit a Private Disk", and click "Next".
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    • 2. Select "USB Drive" ① from "Private Disk on USB disk". Enter password ②, click "Next"③.
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    • 3. Choose "Repair a Private Disk", and then click "Finish".
    • 8. How to uninstall the encrypted folder on USB drive
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    • 1. Shut down all relevant program of idoo Private Disk, Double-click the file "Agent.exe" ② in "{PRIVATE-DISK-WORK} ①" folder.
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    • 3. Enter the password, click "Open", choose the "Uninstall", and then delect the {PRIVATE-DISK-WORK} folder.

    • System Requirements
    • Windows 7 8 10 32/64-bit
    • Windows Vista 32/64-bit
    • Windows XP 32/64-bit
    • Windows 2000
    • Windows Server 2000 32/64-bit
    • Windows Server 2003 32/64-bit
    • Windows Server 2008 32/64-bit