The Vault

The Vault

Download Editors' Rating:
2
Mediocre
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.3
  • Total Downloads:
    4,178
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 23, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    638KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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While we get that the makers of The Vault are trying to be clever by using banking terminology to describe the program's actions and features, the idea falls flat and creates an unintuitive interface.

After installation, we were asked to create a profile by entering a PIN. From there, we were taken to a paneled interface. At first it wasn't really apparent what we were supposed to do next. There's a menu at the top of the window, but the options were vague. It was only after we paid a visit to the Help feature that we discovered its drag-and-drop functionality, and what Withdrawals and Deposits meant. We dragged a file to the window and it was instantly added to the queue, but the original, unencrypted file remained. We weren't given the option of deleting the source file. Though you do have the choice of three algorithms, we weren't given a choice when we added the file. It also took another visit to the Help feature to figure out that right-clicking and selecting the Withdrawal option decrypted the file.

Even though its free, we found The Vault awkward to navigate thanks to the annoying banking references. We recommend you skip this in favor of the many other free file encryption programs out there. Lucky for us, it cleanly uninstalled from our PC.

 
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4 stars

"Very good "

June 19, 2008  |  By hhhhhhhhhhssssssssssss

 |  Version: The Vault 2.3

Pros

It's Ideal for protection also since the files are encrypted but still in exe format. Its better than previous file protectors I've had.

Cons

I would give this 5 stars if you could put files in the default folders.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.3
Version 2.3 is a bug fixing release.
General
Publisher JBCG
Publisher web site http://www.jbcg.net
Release Date July 23, 2007
Date Added July 23, 2007
Version 2.3
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista, Microsoft .NET Framework
Download Information
File Size 638KB
File Name The_Vault2.3_PE.msi
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,178
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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