Setting up the basic user account
Setting up a basic user account in Embedded Security accomplishes the following tasks:
Produces a Basic User Key that protects encrypted information, and sets a Basic User Key
password to protect the Basic User Key.
Sets up a personal secure drive (PSD) for storing encrypted files and folders.
accessed or recovered without this password.
To set up a basic user account and enable the user security features:
If the Embedded Security User Initialization Wizard is not open, select Start > All Programs > HP
ProtectTools Security Manager.
In the left pane, click Embedded Security, and then click User Settings.
In the right pane, under Embedded Security Features, click Configure.
The Embedded Security User Initialization Wizard opens.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
certificate that is created with Embedded Security. If a digital certificate is not available, you
must obtain one from a certification authority. For instructions on configuring your e-mail
and obtaining a digital certificate, refer to the e-mail client online Help.
Chapter 3 Embedded Security for HP ProtectTools
Safeguard the Basic User Key password. Encrypted information cannot be
To use secure e-mail, you must first configure the e-mail client to use a digital