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FAQs about usage

Q: Is there a folder size limit for Password protection and Hiding protection?

A: No. Password protection and Hiding protection feature fast protection and unprotection while taking no extra disk space, which is the best choice for protecting large folders. Besides, the Password-protected and Hidind-protected folders are prevented from copy, deletion and movement.
Therefore, they are very suitalbe to encrypt folders storing video files.

Q: Can I encrypt folders on an external hard drive with Easy Folder Guard?

A: Yes. Easy Folder Guard allows you to protect folders stored on USB drives and external hard drives. The protected folders can be unprotected with the correct password on a computer wherer Easy Folder Guard is installed.

Q: What will happen to my protected folders if the system is reinstalled or ghosted?

A: The protected folders still remain protected status and hold the original password once your system is reinstalled and ghosted. They can be opened and unprotected after you reinstall Easy Folder Guard. (To prevent any unexpected situations, we suggest you to unprotect those folders before performing any special operations)
Meanwhile, all data in the system disk (Disk C) will be lost after the system is ghosted or reinstalled. Therefore, do not store your important data in Disk C. If you have protected data in Disk C, unprotect it and then make a backup to another disk.

Q: Why do I set an admin password for Easy Folder Guard?

A: It is set to prevent others from encrypting your data with this software maliciously out of your control, and it enables you to uninstall the software in a general way.
Besides, an Admin password is a must for your access to First Aid Center or password recovery.

Q: Can those Password-protected folders be copied away by others?

A: No. The "folder" left after password protecion is just a shortcut about 1 KB in size. In fact, your folder is still protected and saved in the original disk partition. Even if this 1 KB file is copied away by others, your protected folder is still safely kept. Therefore, a Password-protected folder cannot be moved.

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