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Backups Not Requiring Password

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MacGyver
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Backups Not Requiring Password

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We are looking to roll out SyncBackPro throughout out company. Right now I have a copy of running in Evaluation mode which I understand is fully functional for 30 days. From Expert Mode, I have tried various levels of encryption, and set the password. It confirms the password click, "Apply," but after the backup runs, however, I am able to open the zip file by just double-clicking on the zip. It never asks for a password.

The documentation seems straight forward, so I can't imagine what I'm missing.

Thanks in advance for any thoughts and ideas.
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Re: Backups Not Requiring Password

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So in case anyone else is experiencing this, it's not explained in the documentation. Apparently SyncBackPro doesn't encrypt the zip file, but only the files in the zip file. That means anyone who gets access to the zip archive can see all the files and folders inside, they just can't open the end file. I suppose that also means that you lose much of the functionality of this program in that you would have to load the program prior to being able to restore. That was one of our biggest selling points.

This is extremely disappointing. I hope the zip archives become password protected in the future.
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