Services

Whole Disk Encryption Service – Incompatibilities

Certain programs are incompatible with the PGP Whole Disk Encryption feature; do not install these products on a system with PGP Desktop, and do not install PGP Desktop on a system with these products installed.

Windows

  • Absolute Software's CompuTrace laptop security and tracking product
  • Acronis Disk Director for external disks
  • Aladdin eToken PRO Java 72K token with PGP WDE and single sign-on.
  • Any third party software that could bypass, modify or write to Master Boot Record (MBR)
  • AVG Antivirus 9.0
  • BitDefender Internet Security
  • CommVault System Data Migrator
  • Computer Associates eTrust EZ-Antivirus 7.x
  • Computer Associates Internet Security Suite 2007
  • CyberArmor Personal Firewall
  • Encryption Anywhere Hard Disk
  • Encryption Plus Hard Disk products
  • Faronics Deep Freeze (any edition)
  • F-Secure AntiVirus
  • F-Secure Internet Security
  • GemXpresso Smartcards
  • Google Desktop, if index mail option is enabled
  • Hard disk encryption products from GuardianEdge Technologies
  • Lenovo Ideapad S10-2 systems running Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • PC Guardian products
  • Safeboot Solo co-exists on the system but blocks PGP WDE
  • SecureStar SCPP co-exists on the system but blocks PGP WDE
  • Securewave Sanctuary Device Control 3.0.3
  • Sony VAIO laptops running Windows XP
  • T-Systems TCOS smart card
  • USB 3.0 host controller ports for the use of ETokens
  • Utimaco Safeguard Easy 3.x
  • Wave Systems' Dell Embassy Trust Suite
  • Webroot Desktop Firewall
  • Zone Alarm Personal Firewall
  • Hard drives with a sector size other than 512 bytes

Macintosh

  • AOL Mail 10.3.7
  • Any third party software that could bypass , modify or write to Master Boot Record (MBR)
  • ClamXav
  • Encrypting Non-Journaled File Systems
  • Faronics Deep Freeze (any edition)
  • Fast User Switching
  • FileVault2 encryption on Mac OS X 10.7 systems
  • Mac OS X 10.8.x
  • Mac OX 10.9.x
  • Norton Antivirus
  • Norton Internet Security 3.0
  • RAID Volumes
  • Universal File System (UFS) formatted disk are not supported
  • VirusBarrier X6