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How to make my lockers portable?

Introduction:

Lockers are good to have that lets you store your confidential data with solid protection. It has been termed as a ‘vault’ similar to that of a bank that has no loose ends. However, what most users do not know is that these lockers may be shifted to another locker, but to access these lockers in another PC, you need to install Folder Lock in that PC as well. Hence, portable lockers as a result were created that when created, can be shifted to another system without facing the issue of installing Folder Lock again.

How to make my lockers portable?

Folder Lock is a state of the art data protection and secure backup solution for government personnel as well as for various other corporate employees and individuals who require robust data security and defense against any type of data breach. Folder Lock uses government-level 256-bit AES encryption algorithm for encryption and 128-bit SSL encryption for online communication with storage servers. It also provides a strong safeguard against many other types of data threats including data theft, data leak, and data loss. The protection offered by Folder Lock is not restricted to PCs but extends to portable media storage devices as well as secure backups. The core protection in Folder Lock is based on Lockers that are encrypted storage files which store and protect your important files and folders. ALL Lockers, whether portable or otherwise, can store any number of files as they are dynamic and resizable.

 

With so many data security provisions in one single application, Folder Lock still maintains it’s easy to use wizard based processes and user friendly interface, making data protection with Folder Lock a breeze.

 

The Protect USB/CD feature enables you to convert your existing Lockers into self-executable applications (EXE) that you can copy to your USB or external drives. You can then simply execute them on any computer and enter the correct password to access your data even if you don’t have Folder Lock installed on the end computer.

 

When you create a portable Locker bigger than 4 GBs in size and make the Locker portable, Folder Lock will create both a Folder Lock portable.EXE file as well as the Locker file(s) into the selected destination. Please note that the .EXE file will not be dependent on the number of Lockers made portable, and therefore, will remain as a single file that will allow you to run and explore your Locker(s).

 

To start converting an existing Locker into a portable one and copy it to your USB/External drives , follow the instructions outlined below:

Simply run Folder Lock and select the Protect USB option from the Protect USB/CD feature.

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Simply run Folder Lock and select the Protect USB option from the Protect USB/CD feature. Here you will be required to enter details for the existing Locker.

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The ‘Locker Location’ field, as shown in the above sanpshot, will ask you to locate your existing Locker you have saved on your computer. Select the Locker and press ‘Open’. Next, enter the destination for the portable Locker in the ‘Select Your USB Drive’ field. This will be the destination where the existing Locker will be copied as a portable Locker. After you have entered the required details, click on ‘Next’ to start the Locker copying process. After the portable Locker and the .EXE file creation has been successfully completed, click on ‘Finish’ to close the wizard.

 

You may add any number of files to the portable Locker as well as any number of folders, so long as you do not exceed the Locker data size limit or the USB space limits.

 

Folder Lock also allows you to add your portable Lockers to the ‘Secure Backup’ list for backing up your portable Locker(s) to a secure online digital box (only applicable for Locker with Secure Backup Support).

Verdict:

Folder Lock since ages has been working on finding numerous ways on how to provide reliable security to its users. In the initial stage, it brought the concept of only lockers, which required users to install Folder Lock into another system. Hence, now with the help of portable lockers, you need not to worry as portable lockers can be accessed using the password on any average system that may not have Folder Lock installed. Just make sure you do not lose the possession of your password, as it is unique in its own way and must be kept confidential at all times.