Enabling Folder Shield helps protect your files including its subfolders from ransomware attacks.


You can also protect important files stored and synced in Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, or Dropbox.

Add your cloud storage to the Folder Shield list now.

Configure Folder Shield

  1. Open Trend Micro, then click the Data tab.

    Click Data

  2. Click Configure beside Folder Shield.

    Click Configure

  3. Read the introduction, then click OK.

    Read the introduction

    Put a check beside Don't show this introduction again before clicking OK if you do not want to see this window every time you configure Folder Shield.

  4. Click Protect More to choose more folders.

    Protect More

    Find Folder

    A Setup Complete window will appear after careful selection.

    Setup Complete

  5. Click Done to save the changes.

Add another folder to protect

  1. Click the Manage Folder button.
    Change Folder
  2. Choose a new folder:
    Find Folder

    Protect your Data in the Cloud

    You can also protect Cloud Storage folders and files synced on your computer:

    • OneDrive
    • Google Drive
    • Dropbox

Add a program to the Trusted Program List

  1. Click the Trusted Program List link.

    Trusted Program List

  2. Click Add, then click Browse. Search for the program you will allow access to the protected files.

    Add a program


    You can only add one program at a time.

  3. Click Done to save the changes.

    To remove a program on the list, put a check on the program, then click Remove.

Turn OFF Folder Shield

Drag the slider to the LEFT.
Turn Off Folder Shield

To turn it back ON, drag the slider to the RIGHT.

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