What can I do if I forget the password for my encrypted files?

To be safer, most people would like to protect their important files and folders by encrypting them with a password. While it’s very common for people to forget the password because they should remember many different passwords.

If you choose Best Folder Encryptor to encrypt your files and folders, and you forgot the encryption password, what should you do?

1 Confirm Encryption Type

There are five encryption types in Best Folder Encryptor – flash encryption, hiding encryption, diamond encryption, full encryption and portable encryption.

Right click on the encrypted file or folder in Windows Explorer, select Properties, and you will see “Type of file”. From here we can confirm the encryption type.

2 Confirm License Type

For flash and hiding encryption, you may recall your password with the password prompt if you are using a trial version of software. You can retrieve the password with a full version.

What can I do if I forget the password for my encrypted files?

However, there is no way to recover the password of diamond-, full- or portable-encrypted files and folders if you forget it. If so, your encrypted files and folders will not be decrypted and opened until you remember the password.

3 Retrieve Encryption Password

If you are using a trial version, and forgot the password of flash- or hiding-encrypted folder, please contact us for the password prompt.

If you are using a full version of software, please do as follows:

1. Launch Best Folder Encryptor, and click Settings.

What can I do if I forget the password for my encrypted files?

2. Press the “Set Password” button to set an admin password. If you have set before, skip this step.

What can I do if I forget the password for my encrypted files?

3. Right click on the record of the flash- or hiding-encrypted folder in the software, select “Flash- and Hiding-encrypted Folders[Retrieve Password]”.

What can I do if I forget the password for my encrypted files?

4. Enter the admin password you set in step 2 and click OK, then you will see your password.

What can I do if I forget the password for my encrypted files?

Please note that if your file and folder is encrypted with diamond encryption, full encryption or portable encryption, whether it is a trial version or full version, there is no way to recover your password.

What if I want to use Best Folder Encryptor on another computer?

“I have used Best Folder Encryptor on my laptop for two years, now I want to use it on another computer. What can I do?”

If you purchase a license of Best Folder Encryptor, you will receive a registration code, with which you can activate Best Folder Encryptor on one computer. While if you change a new computer, should you have to purchase a license again? Of course not. Then what should we do?

In the new version of Best Folder Encryptor(v16.97), we added a new feature — Log Off.

If you want to replace a new computer, and continue to use Best Folder Encryptor, please first log off in the software on your old computer.

1. Launch Best Folder Encryptor, click “Help”, select “About Best Folder Encryptor”.

What if I want to use Best Folder Encryptor on another computer?

2. You will see the “Log Off” button. Click “Log Off” and wait for a moment.

What if I want to use Best Folder Encryptor on another computer?

3. Then you will see the message “The activation information has been logged off from the computer.”

What if I want to use Best Folder Encryptor on another computer?

4. Install Best Folder Encryptor on your new computer, and activate it with your registration code. The code is the one that you purchased before.

Important Notice

Before you change the computer, please decrypt your encrypted files and folders on the old device, then transfer them to another computer. Please note that DO NOT directly copy or move the encrypted files to another computer.

But, if your old computer has been crashed or lost, you cannot log off. What you can do?

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at support@dogoodsoft.com, we will get you the help you need.

How to open Best Folder Encryptor if you forgot the admin password?

“I used the encryption software Best Folder Encryptor to encrypt my files. To be safer, I have set an admin password for the software. But now I forgot the password. Is there a way to retrieve the admin password?”

It’s very common for users to set an admin password for the encryption software Best Folder Encryptor, which is safer for the encryption files. But, what if you forgot the password? If you can’t remember or retrieve the password, the encryption software will not be opened.

At this situation, please read the following method to recover your admin password.

How to Retrieve Admin Password:

1. Launch Best Folder Encryptor, and you will see the window “Enter Admin Password”.

How to open Best Folder Encryptor if you forgot the admin password?

2. Enter SOS in the Password field(Letters are not case-sensitive), then click OK.

3. Copy and paste your registration key to the pop-up window, and click OK. Note: The registration key must be the one that you activate the software.

How to open Best Folder Encryptor if you forgot the admin password?

4. Now you can see your admin password and be able to open the encryption software Best Folder Encryptor.

How to open Best Folder Encryptor if you forgot the admin password?

When you retrieve the admin password, you can cancel or change it.

How to Cancel Admin Password:

1. Open Best Folder Encryptor, click the Settings button.

How to open Best Folder Encryptor if you forgot the admin password?

2. Uncheck the box that says Require a password to open software.

How to open Best Folder Encryptor if you forgot the admin password?

3. Enter the admin password for confirmation, and click Ok.

4. Now the admin password has been cancelled. It is no longer need to enter the admin password before you open Best Folder Encryptor.

How to Change Admin Password:

1. Open Best Folder Encryptor, click the Settings button.

How to open Best Folder Encryptor if you forgot the admin password?

2. Press Change Password, enter your old password, and then your new password twice, and click OK.

How to open Best Folder Encryptor if you forgot the admin password?

How to open Best Folder Encryptor if you forgot the admin password?

3. Your admin password has been changed successfully.

Best Folder Encryptor Has Updated to Version 16.97

The professional file and folder encryption software – Best Folder Encryptor has been updated to version 16.97. The new version fixed bug that the control board cannot be closed after a Flash- and Hiding-encrypted folder is opened because of misjudgment, made some improvements and optimization, and several minor bug fixes. For more details about Best Folder Encryptor, please read the following content.

More about Best Folder Encryptor 16.97

File Name: Best Folder Encryptor

Version: 16.97

File Size: 10.04MB

Category: Folder Encryption, File Encryption

Language: English

License: Trial version

System Requirements: Win XP/vista/Win 7/Win 8/Win 10

Released on: Oct.08, 2017

Download Address: http://www.dogoodsoft.com/best-folder-encryptor/free-download.html

What’s New in This Version:

– Fixed bug the control board cannot be closed after a Flash- and Hiding-encrypted folder is opened because of misjudgment.

– Minor bug fixes.

* The new software interface.

* Some improvements and optimization.

* Better display of encryption records.

* The new disk mirroring.

– Fixed bug that the encrypted folder cannot be closed after it is opened in some cases.

– Fixed bug with disguise failure after opening a disguised folder.

– Fixed bug with wrong record after a folder is encrypted.

+ Added the drag-and-drop feature to encrypt.

– Fixed bug displayed in the software interface.

– Fixed bug with duplicate records when performing First Aid for Flash- and Hiding-encryted folders.

* Better dealing with the error files when decrypting a Full-encrypted folder.

* Security and usability improvements.

Best Folder Encryptor Has Updated to Version 16.97

Why Choose Best Folder Encryptor

Best Folder Encryptor is a professional file and folder encryption software. It features superfast with high security and confidentiality. With the internationally advanced encryption algorithms, encryption methods and file system drivers, the encrypted files and folders cannot be decrypted without the correct password, and are prevented from copy, deletion or removal.

It is convenient to open and edit the encrypted folder or file with the Open feature, and you don’t have to re-encrypt the folder or file after use.

Besides, it supports many powerful features such as data shredding (file/folder shredding), completely hiding hard disks, disabling USB storage devices or set them as read-only, etc. All these make Best Folder Encryptor undoubtedly a flawless encryption software and the best helper.

Best Folder Encryptor Has Updated to Version 16.83

The professinal file and folder encryption software – Best Folder Encryptor has been updated to version 16.83 recently. In last version 16.82, we have fixed a bug that the encrypted file/folder cannot be prevented from deletion, copy and removal in 64 bit operating system, also fixed a bug that there is no verification for password entering when folder bulk encryption and other three bugs. Besides, we added the judgement for the disks unsuitable for protection when protecting disks.

In this new version 16.83, we improved the stability for disk advanced-protection, fixed three minor bugs prompted in message, and expanded the file/folder size limitation for Diamond-, Full- and Portable encryption to 990MB.

Change Log of Best Folder Encryptor:

File Name: Best Folder Encryptor

Version: 16.83

File Size: 3.70MB

Category: Folder Encryption, File Encryption

Language: English

License: Trial version

System Requirements: Win xp/vista/Win 7/Win 8

Released on: Aug.31, 2015

Download Address: http://www.dogoodsoft.com/best-folder-encryptor/free-download.html

What’s New in This Version:

* Improved the stability for disk advanced-protection.

– Fixed three minor bugs prompted in message.

* Expanded the file/folder size limitation for Diamond- , Full- and Portable encryption to 990MB.

Best Folder Encryptor Has Updated to Version 16.83

Why Choose Best Folder Encryptor:

Best Folder Encryptor is a professional file and folder encryption software. It features superfast with high security and confidentiality. With the internationally advanced encryption algorithms, encryption methods and file system drivers, the encrypted files and folders cannot be decrypted without the correct password, and are prevented from copy, deletion or removal.

It is convenient to open and edit the encrypted folder or file with the Open feature, and you don’t have to re-encrypt the folder or file after use.

Besides, it supports many powerful features such as data shredding (file/folder shredding), completely hiding hard drive partition, disabling USB storage devices or set them as read-only, etc. All these make Best Folder Encryptor undoubtedly a flawless encryption software and the best helper.

Encryption Software Best Folder Encryptor Updated to Version 16.81

The professinal file and folder encryption software – Best Folder Encryptor has been updated to version 16.81 recently. In this new version, we fixed some bugs and enhanced the efficiency and strength for flash encryption and hiding encryption.

Change Log of Best Folder Encryptor:

File Name: Best Folder Encryptor

Version: 16.81

File Size: 3.42MB

Category: Folder Encryption, File Encryption

Language: English

License: Trial version

System Requirements: Win xp/vista/Win 7/Win 8

Released on: Jun.27, 2015

Download Address: http://www.dogoodsoft.com/best-folder-encryptor/free-download.html

What’s New in This Version:

– Fixed bug occurs when encrypting a file;

– Fixed  bug in password hint;

* Improved the prompt message shown in software activation window.

Encryption Software Best Folder Encryptor Updated to Version 16.81

Why Choose Best Folder Encryptor:

Best Folder Encryptor is a professional file and folder encryption software. This software features superfast with high security and confidentiality. With the internationally advanced encryption algorithms, encryption methods and file system drivers, the encrypted files and folders cannot be decrypted without the correct password, and are prevented from copy, deletion or removal.

It is convenient to open and edit the encrypted folder or file with the Open feature, and you don’t have to re-encrypt the folder or file after use.

Besides, it supports many powerful features such as data shredding (file/folder shredding), completely hiding hard drive partition, disabling USB storage devices or set them as read-only, etc. All these make Best Folder Encryptor undoubtedly a flawless encryption software and the best helper.


	

How to Encrypt Folder in “Encryption Year”?

Recently, the president of United States Barack Obama called himself “a firm believer of strong encryption” when he visited Silicon Valley. Although some people criticized Obama for vague statement, the actual networking environment is really worrying, and the data security is more of concern, so data encryption appears to be more important. That is someone regards 2015 as an “Encryption Year”. When it comes to encryption year, we talk about how to better encrypt folders in the new year.

Want to encrypt folders on computer? First we think of is to choose a high quality of folder encryption software. As a professional folder encryption software, Best Folder Encryptor owns powerful features but with user-friendly design, any computer users can run it easily.

The characteristics of Best Folder Encryptor:

1. Perfect self-protection, it is copy-, remove- and delete-proof.

2. With advanced-encryption algorithms, the encryption on the files and folders is super strong.

3. Easy to use, anyone can grasp it in a short time.

4. Multiple features such as folder encryption, file encryption and disk protection. It works normally in all Windows systems.

5. As long as a file or folder is encrypted by Best Folder Encryptor, even it is transferred to other devices, the file or folder still remains encryption status.

How to encrypt folders:

1. Download Best Folder Encryptor from official website(www.dogoodsoft.com/best-folder-encryptor/free-download.html) and install it;

2. Run Best Folder Encryptor, click Encrypt Folder button, and then choose a folder to encrypt;

How to Encrypt Folder in “Encryption Year”?

3. Set your encryption password, select an encryption type as you wish, and then click “OK”;

Notes: There are 5 encryption types set in Best Folder Encryptor – Flash encryption, Hiding encryption, Full encryption, Diamond encryption and Portable encryption.

Flash- and Hiding encryption are well known as fast encryption and decryption, and take up no extra disk space, which is very fit for oversize folders encryption.

Full-, Diamond- and Portable encryption use the advanced encryption algorithms to encrypt folder, so the encryption on your folder can be super strong. It is good to encrypt those important folders.

Encrypt your folder, protect your data, and have a good time!

Recommendation of Folder Encryption Software

Recently I downloaded a folder encryption software, Best Folder Encryptor.

Recommendation of Folder Encryption Software

Generally speaking, Best Folder Encryptor is quite good. Compared with other folder encryption software usually adopting common fast encryption method, Best Folder Encryptor is different and provides 5 kinds of encryption methods. The first two methods are quite common fast encryption method, and the following three methods are true data encryption.

After using fast encryption method of Best Folder Encryptor to encrypt a folder, I tried to using the methods I knew to break down it, but failed, which makes me very interested in Best Folder Encryptor.

I also experiment the other three methods. Obviously data encryption cannot be broken down.

The usage of Best Folder Encryptor is very simple: after downloading and installing, right-click a file you wanting to encrypt and select encryption, then enter password and choose encryption type in the pop-up encryption window.

In a word, Best Folder Encryptor owns high encryption strength and simple usage.

Official website: http://www.dogoodsoft.com/

Download: http://www.dogoodsoft.com/best-folder-encryptor/

Encryption Software Fight Against Malware

With the speedy development of technologies, as this trend going, data security becomes more and more significant. While enjoying a million merits and convenience technology brings, there is still one thing to consider, the networking and information security are growing to be a big concern.

Allow me ask you one question: When mentioned data security, what comes to your mind at first thought? Yes, hacker, malware, Trojan, virus, messy code your answers may vary to continue the list. Although security experts and computer expertise rack their brains to avoid such unpredictable attack, networking insecurity lurks, to be honest, on every level. Meanwhile, malwares soar at lightning speed. Better make good preparation and build a strong shield before malware spreading out of control.

Malware, software such as virus or Trojans designed to cause damage or disruption to a computer system, has long been a threat to modern technology and computer system. It disrupts the order of the network and makes the entire Internet environment into chaotic and out of order. This unavoidably brings a puzzle in regards to how to fight back the malware before they infiltrate the entire computer system.

Looking beneath the surface, it is not hard to find that the end object malware targeted at are basically–data. Therefore, it illuminates that a strong and invincible shield to data is the fundamental solution against malware assaults. Under such situation, encryption inevitably becomes our priority choice. While providing all-round protection for data, encryption is capable of guaranteeing your data safe and sound even in the worst situation such as data theft or breach.

Sure enough, encryption is nonetheless a viable and efficacious way to fight against malware invasions.

Encryption Software Fight Against Malware

With this a preferred encryption program Best Folder Encryptor is to be observed. Adopting advanced algorithms, this encryption program features strong confidentiality, fast encryption and decryption, and easy to operate. After encryption, no one can access to the data inside except with the valid password. Meanwhile, the program itself also supports password entry which provides double security protection to your data.

Encryption Software Fight Against Malware

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