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EFS Recovery Agents in Microsoft windows xp

Friday, June 26, 2009

EFS Recovery Agents - An EFS recovery agent is a consumer account that you must first spawn a recovery agent certificate, which grants permission to the account that are granted, the certificate should be distant from the laptop or deleted, You can designate any time if the recovery agent certificate, it creates both a .Pfx record and a .Cer record with the record name that encrypts the store as a recovery agent. Doing so provides little or no protection of the files. If the modern user profile is hurt or field, and you should invent one.

To give an addict account recovery agent rights, an administrator must first generate the records recovery certificate and then stored in a cautious place. To generate a recovery agent certificate, survey these steps:

1. Log on using an addict account with administrator privileges.

2. Open a control swift, and print code /r: filename, where filename is not open) to allow the
consumer account to reach this supply.

3. When prompted, style a password that will be reached by that recovery agent certificate in Microsoft windows xp. You must found a recovery agent certificate before a recovery agent cer3. When prompted, style a password that will be reached by that recovery agent.

After the recovery agent rights are encrypted before a supply is encrypted to repossess encrypted figures. The intention of a recovery agent is to permit a business to improve encrypted documents on a business source at any client account as the figures recovery agent, but do not part of a domain, there is no evasion recovery agent and then designate an abuser To construct the facts recovery agent, you identify.

Enabling and Disabling File Encryption in windows xp

Thursday, June 11, 2009

In Windows XP, you can use Windows Explorer to encrypt or disable encryption on individual files or folders. To encrypt a file or folder:

1. In Windows Explorer, right-click the file or folder, and then select Properties.

2. On the General tab, click Advanced.

3. In the Advanced Attributes dialog box, select Encrypt Contents to Secure Data.

4. Click OK twice.

If the file or folder contains any files or subfolders, sthe Microsoft operating system displays a confirmation message that asks if you want to apply the changes to the folder only, or also to subfolders and files. If you select the Apply Changes To This Folder Only option, Windows does not encrypt any of the files that are in the folder. However, any new files that you create in the folder, including files that you copy or move to the folder, will be encrypted.

If you receive an error message when you attempt to encrypt or access an encrypted file or folder, it might indicate that EFS has been disabled on your computer by local or group policy.

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How to Determine Whether a File or Folder Is Encrypted in Windows XP

How to Determine Whether a File or Folder Is Encrypted in Windows XP

Monday, June 8, 2009

User may receive calls from users who are attempting to access encrypted data, and they may not understand why they cannot access certain files in Microsoft windows xp. To recommend an appropriate solution, user must determine whether their files are encrypted or whether they have the proper NTFS permissions.

Windows XP displays the names of encrypted files in green by default, but you can change this setting. To verify that a folder or file is encrypted:

1. Right-click the file or folder and then click Properties.

2. On the General tab, click Advanced.

3. If the Encrypt Contents to Secure Data check box is selected, the file or folder is encrypted.

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