Options for not mounted volumes
When encrypted disk volume is not in the mounted state, the software does not
transparently decrypt data the operating system reads from the volume.
As a result, the volume appears in system as not formatted. In practice it may
cause problems, because as soon as Windows detects volume with unknown filesystem,
it suggests the user should format it and displays corresponding message box.
The user may accidentally follow the recommendation, format the volume and lose
BestCrypt Volume Encryption provides the user with several options in the
menu to make the work with encrypted volumes
safer and easier:
- Hide drive letters for not mounted volumes. When encrypted
volume is dismounted, the software removes drive letter for the volume so that it does
not appear in My Computer windows. As a result, risk of occasional formatting the
volumes decreases. Besides, the user does not stumble over dismounted volumes during his/her
- Actions for inserted encrypted disks -> Supress format message.
When the option is set, the software supresses Windows message boxes suggesting the user
format disk volumes with unrecognized filesystem.
- Actions for inserted encrypted disks -> Ask password and mount.
When the option is set, the program detects when the user inserts removable disk with
encrypted disk volume and asks the user to enter password for it.