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encrypt contents to secure data(xp)problems after format

By BonJovi1000
Nov 18, 2006
  1. HI guys!i need your help..i have made encryption to some files and after the format i cant copy,move etc these files..I am seeing the message acces denied...What am i need to do?Thank u!
     
  2. BonJovi1000

    BonJovi1000 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    plz..!
    help me!
    is there any solution?
     
  3. smore9648

    smore9648 TS Rookie Posts: 697

    You no longer have access to those files. You might as well delete them

    When you create a folder or file and use EFS you apply an SID that is unique to your username.

    When you reformatted your drive you deleted that association with you files and folders.
     
  4. pansovo

    pansovo TS Rookie

  5. smore9648

    smore9648 TS Rookie Posts: 697

    The word crackpassword is enough for me to stay away from the site and program.:suspiciou
     
  6. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Take ownership of those files.
     
  7. smore9648

    smore9648 TS Rookie Posts: 697

    That doesn't work
     
  8. pansovo

    pansovo TS Rookie

    If you think that "crackpassword is enough for me to stay away" then you don't want to find a solution to your problem....
     
  9. smore9648

    smore9648 TS Rookie Posts: 697

    This is not my issue. It's someone else's. I am just giving them a caution.
     
  10. BonJovi1000

    BonJovi1000 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Could i do something with run->mmc etc??
     
  11. jonisaksson

    jonisaksson TS Enthusiast Posts: 83

    Cut your losses mate, delete the files and think ahead next time.
     
  12. smore9648

    smore9648 TS Rookie Posts: 697

    Your not listening to me, thats fine.

    But I telling you you cannot recover those files. How do I know this, I tried it and read all the XP PRO books I have.

    The only way to recover is if your on a network and the admin designated people to be a recovery agent.
     
  13. BonJovi1000

    BonJovi1000 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    its a pity...they was too important files for me..Anyway thank u very much
     
  14. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    poster is right once you delete the certificates that hold the encryption codes your done.
    they are made once for that system ID
    if you would have saved them and added them you are good to go
    been there done that woops

    there is no special software that will get it back (that I know of)
     
  15. smore9648

    smore9648 TS Rookie Posts: 697

    Trust I have been there as well and thats why I know you can't recover it.

    A hard lesson learned
     
  16. BonJovi1000

    BonJovi1000 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok..!thank u!
     
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