AES Protect - Error Messages



AES Protect Decrypt Failure Message

AES Protect Decrypt Failure Message

The most common cause for this error message is an incorrect passphrase.
When decrypting, AES Protect uses Galois Counter Mode, which can detect if the input file has been corrupted.
If corrupted, you may want to keep the output file for examination, as the decrypted file could be correct up to the point where the corruption occurred.


AES Protect Abort Message

AES Protect Abort Message

If the Abort button was clicked while encryption or decryption is in progress.
You may want to keep the output file up to the point it was aborted.


AES Protect Empty File Error Message

AES Protect Empty File Error Message

If the input file contains no content.


AES Protect Open File Error Message

AES Protect Open File Error Message

If there was a problem opening the input file.
The file could be locked by another program, or has become unavailable.


AES Protect Save File Error Message

AES Protect Save File Error Message

If there was a problem saving the output file.
The file could be locked by another program, has become unavailable, or you don't have administrative privileges.


AES Protect Input File Size Error Message

AES Protect Input File Size Error Message

The file header is 45 bytes, so there is no reason to attempt decryption of a file less than 46 bytes (45 + 1 byte of content).


AES Protect Header Version Error Message

AES Protect Header Version Error Message

The file header contains a version number (1 byte).
If the header format changes, the version number will be revised. You should always use the latest version of AES Protect.
Since only the version byte is checked, the error message will also display when trying to decrypt just any random file.


AES Protect Duplicate Filenames Error Message

AES Protect Duplicate Filenames Error Message

Make sure you don't overwrite the input file.


AES Protect No Space Error Message

AES Protect No Space Error Message

There is not enough space on the destination device.