BestCrypt Volume Encryption main window
contains Volume Pane where the program
shows all the volumes on fixed, removable and floppy disks supported
by the program. The following picture illustrates Volume Pane.
Volume Pane shows the following information about every volume (from left to right
on the picture above):
- Icon, corresponding to the volume in standard
My Computer program
- Volume Label and Drive Letter
( like SYSTEM(C:) ) for the volume.
- Status of the volume, that can be one of the following:
- Not Encrypted.
- Encrypted and Mounted. The volume is encrypted and opened for access.
- Not Formatted or Not Mounted. The program does not differ encrypted volumes from
not formatted volumes until a proper password is entered and volume becomes opened
for access (i.e. mounted).
- Partially Encrypted and Not Mounted. The volume is not available for access
(i.e. not mounted). "Partially Encrypted" means the following.
The user can
not a whole volume in some situations, for example, because of low battery power
on a laptop computer. It is not a problem and the user can run
command again to complete encrypting process.
- Partially Encrypted and Mounted. The volume is not completely encrypted
(as explained above) and opened for access (i.e. mounted).
- Capacity. A whole capacity of the volume.
- Free space. Free space on the volume.
- File System. File System used to format the volume:
FAT, FAT32 or NTFS.
- Volume type. The program shows type of volume as
it is defined in Windows: Basic volumes located on Basic disks or volumes
located on Dynamic disks: Simple, Spanned, Striped, Mirrored or RAID-5 volume.
Encryption algorithm used
to encrypt the volume if the user encrypted it.
Note that program shows information about encryption algorithm only if the volume is mounted.
If the volume is not mounted, the information is unavailable.