FAQ

I cannot encrypt volumes because 'Encrypt' command in 'Volume'- menu is grayed out.
To get access to all commands, please run BestCrypt Volume Encryption as Administrator. To do so, right-click on the BestCrypt Volume Encryption shortcu...
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017 at 10:40 PM
How to decrypt or open a volume if I forgot the password?
BestCrypt Volume Encryption is engineered safety first and doesn’t contain Backdoors to decrypt or open Volumes. In case of lost password, we can't hel...
Tue, 3 Oct, 2017 at 3:14 PM
Can I set my encrypted system to boot without a password?
Yes, you can. To enable your encrypted system not to ask for a password at boot-time, you first need to move the encryption key from your system volume to ex...
Tue, 3 Oct, 2017 at 3:16 PM
Should I encrypt Recovery / System Reserved / Windows RE partitions?
Yes, you can. If you want to achieve Full Disk Encryption, you should encrypt all partitions on your hard drive. BestCrypt Volume Encryption is more flexibl...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 10:04 AM
Can encrypted non-system volumes be mounted automatically so that I don’t have to open BestCrypt Volume Encryption and manually mount them every time?
BestCrypt Volume Encryption features two options to mount encrypted volumes automatically. Encrypted volumes can be set to either Mount at Boot Time or Moun...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 10:05 AM
Can I change the text shown at boot time when the password for my encrypted system volume is asked?
Yes, BestCrypt Volume Encryption allows you to select one of the pre-configured boot-time password themes, or creating a new one.  To change or edit the cu...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 10:05 AM
Can I mount my encrypted USB stick on a computer where BCVE is not installed?
Yes. You should prepare 'Traveller Files' from your computer where BCVE is installed.  To do so, run the command 'Traveller Mode files&#x...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 10:05 AM
I have encrypted my system, now it does not boot.
It is strongly recommended that you create bootable Rescue disk - USB stick or ISO image (and burn CD/DVD disk) after you have encrypted your system or boot...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 10:06 AM
How to recover a non-system volume?
For regular volumes - if it cannot be mounted and cannot be decrypted in usual way - run rescue decryption from Rescue menu of BCVE window. The rescue decryp...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 10:09 AM
During the Windows update the server was automatically rebooted, now it is stuck at BCVE password prompt. Is it possible to reboot without BCVE password at least once?
It is possible, if the motherboard contains Trusted Platform Module (TPM). It is a special hardware module designed to store encryption key securely. BCVE a...
Thu, 2 Nov, 2017 at 10:10 AM