FreeAgent Go Tools - Drag-and-Drop Encryption and Decryption found with Seagate Encryption

 
You can use right-click+drag to encrypt or decrypt a file as you're dragging it to a location on your computer. For example, you might want to encrypt a file you're moving to your portable drive or decrypt a file someone has shared with you as you drag it to a folder.
Note: You cannot Drag and Drop a file for encryption to a folder within Ceedo (for example, My Documents).

Using Drag and Drop to Encrypt - To encrypt a file as you're dragging it to a location on your computer:

  1. Right-click on the unencrypted file and drag it to the desired location. As you drop the file in its new location, a Drag-and-Drop Encryption menu pops up.
  2. Select Encrypt. The Seagate Encryption window opens.
  3. Enter and confirm your password and click OK.
    Note: If you've already encrypted this file before, the previously encrypted version remains on your computer. You're asked permission to replace the existing version with this more current version. Click Yes.
  4. An encrypted version of the file appears in the new location.

Using Drag and Drop to Decrypt - To decrypt a file as you're dragging it to a location on your computer:

  1. Right-click on the encrypted file and drag it to the desired location. As you drop the file in its new location, Drag-and-Drop Decryption menu pops up.
  2. Select Decrypt. The Seagate Decryption window opens.
  3. Enter your password and click OK.
    Note: If an unencrypted file with the same name exists in the location to which you are decrypting, you're asked permission to replace the existing version with this more current version. Click Yes.
  4. A decrypted version of the file appears in the new location.

FreeAgent Drive Flash Videos - Seagate Encryption, Drag-and-Drop Encryption and Decryption

These links are to Flash Videos that shows you how to use FreeAgent Go Tool's Drag-and-Drop Encryption and Decryption.

View Flash Guide
Click here to launch the movie for Drag-and-Drop Encryption of a File.

View Flash Guide
Click here to launch the movie for Drag-and-Drop Decryption of a File.





Please rate the helpfulness of this article