Can I use SanDisk Without secure access?
NOTE: SecureAccess is not required to use your flash drive as a storage device on Mac or PC. SecureAccess is a complimentary data encryption and password protection application.
What is SanDisk SecureAccess?
The SanDisk SecureAccess software is designed to protect sensitive data on your drive. When security is enabled in the app, a special “SanDiskSecureAccess Vault” folder is created in your drive. Any locked files are moved into the SanDiskSecureAccess Vault and can be accessed only with a password.
How do I unlock SanDisk Secure Access?
During the installation of SecureAccess you had the option to configure a password hint. If you lose or forget your password you can use the Forgot password link on the SecureAccess 3.0 log in page. This will display the hint you configured during installation which can be used to assist in remembering your password.
What do I do if I forgot my SanDisk password?
There is no “forgot password” option to reset the password. If the password cannot be remembered, the files on the drive are not accessible. SanDisk Technical Support cannot provide a new password or alternative method to access encrypted data. The drive can still be used and reformatted by clicking the Erase button.
Is SanDisk SSD password protected?
SanDisk Security is a new, hardware-based security solution for password-protecting the new (V2) versions of the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD line (Extreme and Extreme Pro). SanDisk Security uses AES 256-bit hardware encryption built directly into the product.
How do I recover files from SanDisk vault?
- Create a new empty vault and login.
- From the Tools menu, click on Restore Data.
- Choose the location to be restored from the backup file using drop-down menu and click NEXT.
- Select the backup to be restored and click NEXT.
- Enter the Vault Password used when the backup was created.
How do I free up space on my SanDisk?
Deleting files in your flash drive or memory card using a PC
- Insert the USB flash drive to the PC’s USB port.
- Open Windows Explorer.
- Double-click the Removable disk drive letter associated with your flash drive or memory card.
- Right-click on the file that you want to delete and select Delete.
- Click Yes to confirm delete.
How do I reset my SanDisk Secure access password?
How do I Encrypt my SanDisk SSD?
The SanDisk Extreme SSD Portable doesn’t support hardware encryption. Instead, it uses the SanDisk SecureAccess software, a re-branded light version of EncryptStick, to create a secure folder named “SanDiskSecureAccess Vault.” Anything stored in that folder will require a password to view and hence be kept safe.
How do I fix SanDisk Secure Access vault?
Step 1: Login to Private and select the Go Home button.
- Step 2: Right Click on the Vault and Select Properties.
- Step 3: Click on Repair Vault button.
- Let the the process run until completed and click OK.
What is the best alternative to SanDisk secureaccess?
Alternatives to SanDisk SecureAccess for all platforms with any license Axcrypt AxCrypt is a simple file encryption software for Windows. SecurStick SecurStick is a free portable application that lets you carry encrypted files on your USB drive. Encrypt Stick Transform Any USB Flash Drive into a Digital Privacy Manager.
How to install SanDisk secure access on USB flash drive?
Step 1: Download SanDisk Secure Access from its official download page. Connect your SanDisk USB flash drive to your computer. Then, copy the previously downloaded Secure Access setup file into the USB drive. Note: The SanDisk Secure Access software can’t run on computer hard drives.
What can be moved into the sandisksecureaccess vault?
Any locked files are moved into the SanDiskSecureAccess Vault and can be accessed only with a password. In addition, SanDisk Secure Access comes with a backup facility for up to 2 GB of data online.
What is SanDisk security and how does it work?
SanDisk Security allows password protection and hardware encryption to be set to protect the drive from unauthorized use or access. Important: The SanDisk Security software uses the set password to electronically lock and unlock the drive.