Using the Trend Micro Vault feature of your Trend Micro Maximum Security

  • Solution ID:1059143
  • Last Updated:Aug. 14, 2018 2:06 AM (PST)
  • Applies to:Maximum Security - 2016;2017;2018;2019;Premium Security - 2016;Premium Security - 2017;Premium Security - 2018;Premium Security - 2019;
  • Using the Trend Micro Vault | Maximum Security

Learn how to use the Trend Micro Vault feature of your Trend Micro Maximum Security program to safeguard your sensitive files.


Trend Micro Vault helps keep your sensitive files secure. You can do the following on your Trend Micro Vault:

  • Easily block casual access to files in the vault.
  • Seal the vault completely if your computer is lost or stolen.
  • If your computer is lost or stolen, you can either:
    • Use the Report Stolen service to seal the vault immediately.

      Reporting a loss or stolen computer

    • Use your Trend Micro account to seal the vault.

Trend Micro Vault regularly checks if you have reported your computer as stolen or missing. If it receives your report, it will automatically block all access to the files inside your vault. Even the correct password will not be able to open it.

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