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Tools > Trend Micro Vault
Available only in select versions of Trend Micro security software.
The Trend Micro Vault helps keep your sensitive files secure. You can easily block casual access to files in the vault, or seal the vault completely if your computer is lost or stolen.
The Trend Micro Vault requires a password to open files inside.
It regularly checks online to find out if you have reported the
computer as lost or stolen. If that happens, the Trend Micro Vault
automatically seals shut, blocking access to everything inside,
even if someone has the correct password.
To start using the Trend Micro Vault, just click the Tools
button on the main console, and then select Trend
Micro Vault. If you have not already done so, you must
choose a password and specify an email address that should receive
your password if you forget it. The Trend Micro Vault icon will
then appear on your desktop.
To start protecting files, drag them to the Trend Micro Vault icon on the Windows desktop. Dragging a file or folder into the vault will move it there, rather than just copying it, even if you hold down the Ctrl key while clicking the file.
To open the vault, just double-click the icon.
Note: When you drag a file or folder out of the vault, a backup copy of the file remains in the vault.
By keeping sensitive files inside the Trend Micro Vault, you can
prevent others from opening them if your computer is lost or
To unlock the Trend Micro Vault, right-click the desktop icon and select Unlock Vault, and then provide your password.
As a protective measure, the Trend Micro Vault regularly checks
online if the computer has been reported lost or stolen. Once you
access the Report Lost service, the vault seals
If your computer is lost or stolen, seal the vault immediately
using the Report Lost service. To access the service, you need the
email address and the password defined when setting up the Trend
Micro Vault. Nobody can open a sealed vault unless you report the
computer as found.