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File Encryption in Windows XP Pro

By orondf
Sep 9, 2009
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  1. hi

    i am using win xp pro sp3, and i can't access the file encryption option's details.
    when i select it, the file gets marked as encrypted, but isn't really encrypted.
    there is a locked "Details..." button next to the encrypt checkbox. i can't unlock it.

    thanks in advance
  2. Kcircyrd

    Kcircyrd Newcomer, in training Posts: 316

    Reinstall Windows XP Pro. Fastest solution.
  3. orondf

    orondf TechSpot Member Topic Starter Posts: 95

    it was like this ever since i installed Windows
  4. Kcircyrd

    Kcircyrd Newcomer, in training Posts: 316

    So you do not want to try a complete reinstall?
  5. orondf

    orondf TechSpot Member Topic Starter Posts: 95

    no, there is no need
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