Working with the Cryptainer Drive
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To work with the Cryptainer drive:  
1.   When you load a Cryptainer drive, you see a Windows Explorer like window with all your encrypted files and folders in it. You can work on these files and folders as you would on files and folders on any other drive.  
2.   You can also start a special Windows Explorer window showing only the Cryptainer   drive by clicking on the button "View in Explorer"  
3.   Close or minimize operation hides the Cryptainer window but the volume remains loaded.  
You can quickly return to it by double-clicking on the task bar icon. But, if you are away from your PC and want to remove the task bar icon too, it is better to Unload the volume or Shut Down Cryptainer.  
4.   When you no longer need your encrypted files, you can use the Unload button. This unloads your Cryptainer drive, ensuring that your data is encrypted. At the same time it keeps the Cryptainer application running.  
5.   Click on Shutdown & Exit button to shut down Cryptainer. This protects your encrypted information by removing the Cryptainer drive containing your files. Now, no one can access it without the password.  
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bullet Shut down is a single click operation. Use it whenever you are going away from your computer. Do not leave your Cryptainer vault loaded on your machine if you plan to be away.  
bullet We strongly recommend that you back up all data on the Cryptainer vault. The best way to do it is to load Cryptainer, launch Windows Explorer, and then run any back up software that you like to back up your data on the Cryptainer drive. Encrypted back ups can be taken by copying the Cryptainer Vault file on to the backup media. We recommend the use of Cryptainer, that allows you to create as many volume files (Vaults) as you may need to take large encrypted backups.  
bullet The basic Cryptainer view does not support New file/folder creation function from within Cryptainer. You can use Windows Explorer to create a new file or folder. You can work on all the files and folders in a Cryptainer vault as you would work on any other files and folders located on your hard disk. The encryption and decryption process doesn't interfere at all in your work.