Re: Accessing encrypted files after Reinstalling XP

From: David (
Date: 09/01/03

Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2003 10:27:33 -0700

"G" <> wrote in news:043501c36f7a$47a56220

> I reinstalled XP when I rebuilt my system using a
> barebones. I have a folder that contains encrypted files,
> which I have been unable to access since reinstalling XP.
> I was able to click "decrypt" for the folder itself, but
> when trying to decrypt the files I get an error "Access
> Denied". I am logged on as administrator. Any
> suggestions?

  I suggest you make sure you know what you are doing before making
possibly permanent changes to your files.

  If it were easy to crack the encryption, the encryption would be
worthless. A anyone could just go to the net and get somethng to crack it
with. DUH!