Recover files encrypted with Windows XP

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Administration' started by Guest, Sep 22, 2007.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I recently installed Vista on my C drive. My D (data) drive contains Windows
    XP encrypted folders which I cannot read anymore.

    How can I recover this data?

    thanks a lot
     
    Guest, Sep 22, 2007
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  2. SB

    You need to use the Encryption Certificate that was created when you
    encrypted the files on XP. Without this key, I'm afraid those files cannot
    be recovered.

    Best practices for the Encrypting File System:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223316


    --

    Ronnie Vernon
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows Shell/User


    "SB" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >I recently installed Vista on my C drive. My D (data) drive contains
    >Windows
    > XP encrypted folders which I cannot read anymore.
    >
    > How can I recover this data?
    >
    > thanks a lot
     
    Ronnie Vernon MVP, Sep 22, 2007
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