Acer Empowering Technology

Acer's innovative Empowering Technology makes it easy for you to access frequently used functions and manage your new Acer notebook. It features the following handy utilities:

  • Acer eDataSecurity Management protects data with passwords and advanced encryption algorithms.
  • Acer eLock Management limits access to external storage media.
  • Acer ePerformance Management improves system performance by optimizing disk space, memory and registry settings.
  • Acer eRecovery Management backs up/recovers data flexibly, reliably and completely.
  • Acer eSettings Management accesses system information and adjusts settings easily.
  • Acer eNet Management hooks up to location-based networks intelligently (for selected models).
  • Acer ePower Management extends battery power via versatile usage profiles.
  • Acer ePresentation Management connects to a projector and adjusts display settings conveniently.
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For more information, press the < > key to launch the Empowering Technology menu, then click on the appropriate utility and select the Help function.

Acer eDataSecurity Management

Acer eDataSecurity Management is handy file encryption utility that protexts your files from being accessed by unauthorized persons. It is conveniently integrated with Windows explorer as a shell extension for quick and easy data encryption/decryption and also supports on-the-fly file encryption for MSN Messager and Microsoft Outlook.

There are two passwords that can be used to encrypt/decrypt a file; the supervisor passowrd and the file-specific password. The supervisor passwork is a "master" password that cna decrypt any file on your system; the file-specific password will be used to encrypt files by default, or you cna choose to enter your own file-specific password when encrypting a file.

NOTE: The password used encrypt a file is the unique key that the system needs to decrypt it. If you lose the password, the supervisor password is the only other key capable of decrypting the file. If you lose both passwords, there will be no way to decrypt your encryped file! Be sure to safeguard all related passwords!

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