Unable to un-encrypt a folder using Windows encryption - access de

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Subject: Unable to un-encrypt a folder using Windows encryption - access de
Posted by:  Tyler T (Tyle…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008

I used Windows encryption to encrypt a folder 2 years ago.  Now I am unable
to decrypt (un-encrypt) the folder.  It says "Access Denied". I clicked on
Properties-Advanced and unchecked the box "Encrypt contents to secure data".

I use Verisign PKI certs that are renewed annually. I see that the old ones
are still available in IE.

Any ideas of how to un-encrypt the folder and files. I need to move these to
a new HDD.

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