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If you own a you must have thought of securing your sensitive files and folders in the USB using a password. Now we will learn do just that by using the SanDisk SecureAccess software.

SanDisk SecureAccess is a software which allows you to protect files on your SanDisk USB drivers using a password. This is an free and easy to use software which allows you to created password encrypted vaults to save files.

Setup and use SanDisk SecureAccess on a Windows PC

NOTE: This is only for sandisk USB drivers and will not work on other USB drivers.

IMPORTANT: No one can view the files in the vault if they don’t have the password but anyone can easily delete the vault with ease so we recommend to have a somewhere else.

Step 1: Visit Sandisk page http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/2399/~/sandisk-secureaccess-3.0-support-information-and-download-page

and download the latest version of Sandisk SecureAccess software for . You can locate the download link and the download size will be about 8MBs.

NOTE: You might already have the software if you own a new SanDisk USB.

Step 2: Connect your USB to the computer open This PC/My Computer and then double click on SanDisk USB drive. Copy the SecureAccess setup to the root of the USB.

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Step 3: Double-click on the setup and you will be directed to the welcome screen of the setup where you need to click next.

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Step 4: Next you will see a license agreement, click accept and move forward.

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Step 5: Now you will be asked to setup a password, try to enter a strong passpwrd which then you will have to re-enter. In case you may think you will forget then type in any kind of hint you want (optional).

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Step 6: Now click ok and by now you have created a secured vault in your SanDisk USB. Drop in any files for complete protection and safety.

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Using SanDisk SecureAccess in Windows

Step 1: Open your Sandisk USB flashdrive and double-click on the SanDiskSecureProgram to enter the flash drive.

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Step 2: Enter the previously set password to see the home screen. If you see “4 ways to protect your screen” just click Next button to see the home screen.

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Step 3: To password protect a file or a folder, click file and then click add file. Browse to the file on your USB, select it and then press Encrypt.

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To the “Would you like to remove the original file completely from your computer” select yes if you want to delete the file from its original source.

Important: While exiting SecureAccess program after adding a file to the vault, please click the log off button and then close the program.

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