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Help. Decrypting files..

Discussion in 'Software Q&A' started by kumars, Feb 7, 2006.

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    kumars New Member

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    I had encrypted files in my docs folder.. But windows crashed and i had to format the drive and install new windows.. but i took the backup of the encrypted files.. Now when i am trying to decrypt it says access denied.. I went through windows help it says i need a certificate.. Which i dont have..
    I tried adding recovery agent but i cant do it without certificte.. Its very imp for me to decryt those files.. Help me please...!!!
     
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    Which software did u encrypt it with?
    Have you installed that software again? If no, then install it and in both cases, decrypt the files using that software.
     
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    If you don't have the key that you used at the time of encryption then those files are lost for good.
     
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    Decrypting files...

    I did it through windows encryption feature... I have a certificate thumbprint.. can i do anything with it,, or is there any software to decryp the files or crack the key...
     
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    Hi kumars,
    Did you find the solution for your for Problem, i got the same problem. Please send me the solution if you got.

    Regards
     
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