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:
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 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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