To make the BestCrypt system more convenient for users the software supports
BestCrypt System Tray Icon, which is located on the desktop taskbar.
The right part of the taskbar (also known as "tray", or "notification area") provides a place for programs and hardware devices to display icons.
With BestCrypt System Tray Icon, you can control the state of the BestCrypt virtual drives and run some frequently used BestCrypt commands.
State of the Virtual Drives
The Icon shows current state of the BestCrypt system:
- BestCrypt virtual drives are not mounted;
- at least one virtual drive is mounted;
- mount or dismount process is in progress;
Dismount All BestCrypt Drives.
Dismount One Virtual Drive.
Mount File-container. If Use
Recently Mounted List option is enabled, the pop-up menu of BestCrypt Systray Icon
will contain list of Recently Mounted Containers. You can select some container from
the list and mount it.
BestCrypt Control Panel. Open BestCrypt Control Panel
Empty Recently Mounted List.
Systray Icon Options
The dialog appears if you run Systray Icon command from
Options menu of BestCrypt Control Panel.
It allows users to set the following options for Bestcrypt System Tray Icon:
Set Shortcut Key
To set a shortcut key for opening Systray Icon pop-up menu, you should type some keyboard key (A - Z, F1 - F12) in the edit box.
For example, if you press S key in the edit box, the Alt + S combination will become a shortcut key
for calling the same context menu which appears for the BestCrypt Systray icon.
Disable Systray Icon
Disable BestCrypt Systray Icon
checkbox to remove BestCrypt Systray Icon from the desktop taskbar. The commands of the Systray Icon
will be available via Shortcut Key, if it has been set.
Left double-click opens Control Panel
If the checkbox is marked, left double-click on the tray icon opens Control Panel. If it is not marked, left-double click dismounts all virtual drives.
Use Recently Mounted List
If Use Recently Mounted List checkbox
is marked, BestCrypt remembers names of mounted containers and shows the list in Systray Icon pop-up menu,
so that you are able to mount the containers from here.
Besides, Recently Mounted group will be created and shown in
BestCrypt Control Panel.
You will get the same effect if you set option Use recently mounted list
in View menu of BestCrypt Control Panel.
When you uncheck the option and Recently Mounted List is not empty, BestCrypt will ask
whether you want to destroy contents of the list stored in Windows Registry.