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Old 04-16-2006, 10:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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how are you all! i formated my pc a couple of days ago ,,, and now i cant open any of the old encrypted files ,,, i used the advanced option in xp files ,,, "encrypt content to secure data" ,,, can anyone help me out ! my os is xp pro (sp1)
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Old 04-16-2006, 10:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You cannot get your old files because your encryption key is different. If you were to get your old files then it wouldn't be "encrypting your files". I don't know of any ways to break the Windows encryption.
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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that why it is better to use winrar to encrypt files
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I agree I lost some files when I changed my motherboards. I guess your hardware plays a role in your key.
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