This article details the features available from the PGP Tray Icon. You can access the features available by right or left-clicking on the PGP Tray icon.
- Exit PGP Services. Stops PGP Desktop services on this computer. Be very careful with this command; it will stop automatic encryption and decryption of email and instant messaging sessions.
|Note: If you stop the PGP Services, you can start them again by restarting your computer or by selecting PGP Desktop from the Start menu (Start > Programs > PGP > PGP Desktop).
- About PGP Desktop. Displays information about the version of PGP Desktop you are using, including licensing information.
- Check for Updates. Contacts the PGP Corporation update server to see if a newer version of PGP Desktop is available for download.
- Help. Opens PGP Desktops integrated online help.
- Options. Opens the PGP Desktop Options dialog.
- View Notifier. Displays the last incoming and outgoing message notifiers.
- View PGP Log. Displays the PGP Desktop Log. Use the PGP Desktop Log to see what actions PGP Desktop is taking to secure your data.
- Open PGP Desktop. Opens the PGP Desktop main screen. You can also open PGP Desktop by double-clicking the PGP Desktop Tray icon.
- Clear Caches. Clears from memory any cached information, such as passphrases and cached public keys.
|Note: A cached passphrase is not cleared if you used a smart card or token to access a PGP NetShare protected folder, and removed the smart card or token. To clear a cached passphrase, create a hot key. For more information, see Advanced Options.
- Unmount PGP Virtual Disks. Unmounts all mounted PGP Virtual Disk volumes.
- Current Window. Lets you use PGP Desktop functionality (Decrypt & Verify, Encrypt & Sign, Sign, Encrypt) on the contents of the current window.
- Clipboard. Lets you use PGP Desktop functionality (Decrypt & Verify, Encrypt & Sign, Sign, Encrypt) on the contents of the Clipboard. Also lets you clear or edit the contents of the Clipboard.