Re: Problems with encrypted folder

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Subject: Re: Problems with encrypted folder
Posted by:  Paul Adare - MVP (pkada…@gmail.com)
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008

On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 04:08:25 -0700 (PDT), yaro1…@googlemail.com wrote:

> One of my clients has encrypted a ~4GB folder where he keeps all his
> photos on his XP PC. Problem is he reinstalled  the system, formatting
> the system partition first. Now he can't access his photos any more.
> Is there any way he could get access to them again?

If there is no backup of the certificate and private key used to encrypt
the folder or a backup of user's profile folder or a backup of the data
recovery agent's certificate and private key then those pictures are gone
forever.

--
Paul Adare
MVP - Identity Lifecycle Manager
http://www.identit.ca
I smell a wumpus.

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Problems with encrypted folder posted by yaro1…@googlemail.com on Fri, 29 Aug 2008