|Subject:||Re: Problems with encrypted folder|
|Posted by:||FromTheRafters (Errat…@ne.rr.com)|
|Date:||Fri, 29 Aug 2008|
<yaro1…@googlemail.com> wrote in message
> 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 I understand you correctly, he lost them when he reformatted.
Formatting breaks the path to the data (the photos *and* the
cryptographic key) - with no backup of that data it would be
very expensive to retrieve encrypted data from the disk.
Problems with encrypted folder posted by yaro1…@googlemail.com on Fri, 29 Aug 2008