Windows XP Pro - lost encryption key to encrypted files!

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by stevenpyoung, Aug 20, 2003.

  1. stevenpyoung

    stevenpyoung Guest

    Is there any trick way to recover encrypted files, when you accidently delete the encryption key file?
     
  2. Hematic

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    Hey i know a way i think but gotta wait and see if the admn says its cool.
     
  3. stevenpyoung

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    I am awaiting your answer with bated breath!!!
     
  4. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    ever thought of using pm?
     
  5. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    theres a thread about taking control of your old encrypted account, no idea where though, but its to do with file permissions
     
  6. stevenpyoung

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    what is PM?
     
  7. Cosmin

    Cosmin Graphic Designer

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    Personal Message
     
  8. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    ok i found the thread here
     
  9. stevenpyoung

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    Okay, I must be a little green behind my ears. Is Personal Message a shareware/freeware utility/program or something?
     
  10. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    no its the little send pm tab under each post.... and read what i said above ;)
     
  11. stevenpyoung

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    Ingenious! Thank you. That worked perfectly. (I had put those folders aside for 13 months! I figured there was a way to get back to them... and you found the answer for me.) Many thanks!:D
     
  12. stevenpyoung

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    I also realized, with your help, that pm was for the personal message button. Duh!
     
  13. GoNz0

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    Glad i could help, when it happend to me i lost gig's of files, then read that post a week later and almost threw the pc out the window :eek:
     
  14. GoNz0

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    probably got to make each account admin to start with, to assign the folders back to the relevant account's.. all the custom tweaks will vanish though..
     
  15. stevenpyoung

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    Of course. That's not a problem. Thanks again!