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    Joel

    Hello,

    something i don’t understand, when i open my encrypted file which is on my PC my password is never asked, it is said it’s  because i am registred and connected on line on the Axcrypt site.

    So i cut my router, my PC is off line and i can open my encrypted file without password, i don’t understand ?

    Thanks for your help

    #22092 Reply

    Prabhukumar R
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    Hello Joel,

    AxCrypt 2 works just like your email software or most other password-protected systems. You sign in once and remain signed in until signed out. Just like you can read many emails without entering the password every time, AxCrypt will do the same. The files are still encrypted, but your password is remembered until you sign out of AxCrypt.

    AxCrypt stays signed in until signed out, just like most similar applications such as your email. Once signed in, you can read, write and update information without having to re-enter the password, until signed out. AxCrypt will automatically sign out when the screen saver goes active(based on the Inactivity Sign Out configuration), or you can sign out manually.

    You can use our Inactivity Sign Out feature, to sign out the AxCrypt app on certain time interval of inactivity. Also you can sign out the AxCrypt app, when opened the encrypted file(s). Now AxCrypt will ask the user to enter the sign in password to sign in to the AxCrypt app. 

    For Inactivity Sign Out, File | Options | Inactivity Sign Out | Choose duration in minutes.

    Please note: Inactivity Sign Out is s premium feature.

    If somebody know your system password, so you can sign-out the AxCrypt app manually

    If the above doesn’t help, please provide detailed information about the issue and screenshot.also write a email to support@axcrypt.net.

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