Delete Encrypted?

By kulkun
Aug 27, 2004
  1. Alright. Because my family uses this same computer, I had encrypted all the stuff in My Documents to keep them from browsing into my things.

    However, I eventually got a virus on the computer that required me to reinstall Windows XP.

    So I did. I went through everything and reinstalled, however I didn't give the same admin Login as my first account on this computer. So when I first logged in, I found most of my things had been saved still but it was all encrypted. I've tried creating an admin account with the same user name as the encrypted folder but it doesn't work.

    My old My Documents folder has alot of things in it and it's taking up plenty of space in my computer. I can't delete it, though, because it's all encrypted! Anyone have any ideas short of formatting the whole computer?
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

  3. kulkun

    kulkun TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hey it wasn't ALL porn. And actually I just found a way to take control in one of the previous threads so I recovered it all. Woopie for me! I'm techie now, right?

    Come on!

    Super cool!
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Perhaps let us know how you did it too?
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