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Right-click the ProtectTools icon in the notification area, click Privacy Manager for HP
ProtectTools, and then select Start Chat.
In Live Messenger, click Actions: Start an Activity, and then select Privacy Manager
Each user must be online in Live Messenger, and the users must be displayed in
each other's Live Messenger online window. Click to select an online user.
Privacy Manager sends an invitation to the contact to start Privacy Manager Chat. When the invited
contact accepts, the Privacy Manager Chat window opens. If the invited contact does not have
Privacy Manager, he or she will be prompted to download it.
Click Start to begin a secure chat.
Configuring Privacy Manager for Windows Live Messenger
In Privacy Manager Chat, click the Settings button.
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In Privacy Manager, click Settings, and then click the Chat tab.
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In Privacy Manager Live Messenger History Viewer, click the Settings button.
To specify the amount of time Privacy Manager Chat waits before locking your session, select a
number from the Lock session after _ minutes of inactivity box.
To specify a history folder for your chat sessions, click Browse to search for a folder, and then
To automatically encrypt and save your sessions when you close them, select the Automatically
save secure chat history check box.
Chatting in the Privacy Manager Chat window
After starting Privacy Manager Chat, a Privacy Manager Chat window opens in Windows Live
Messenger. Using Privacy Manager Chat is similar to using basic Windows Live Messenger, except that
the following additional features are available in the Privacy Manager Chat window:
Save—Click this button to save your chat session to the folder specified in your configuration
settings. You can also configure Privacy Manager Chat to automatically save each session when
it is closed.
Hide all and Show all—Click the appropriate button to expand or collapse the messages shown
in the Secure Communications window. You can also hide or show individual messages by clicking
the message header.
Are you there?—Click this button to request authentication from your contact.
Lock—Click this button to close the Privacy Manager Chat window and return to the Chat Entry
window. To display the Secure Communications window again, click Resume the session, and
then authenticate using your chosen security login method.