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    Can I use BT4 to acess files that I encyrpted in windows?
    I have a external hard drive which I lent to my brother. I didn't want him to delete my stuff so I removed permissions and encypted my files.
    I now have a new lappy as I dropped my old one and I can't acess the files on the new one? All my stuff is backed up on there. Any help much appreciated?

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    If you used TrueCrypt or some other multi-platform encryption software then yes.

    Need more info....

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    Thanks for the reply mate. No I just used the standard right click properties advance option. I have taken ownership of the files and given myself full permissions but ever time I try to acess it says i don't have permision.
    Can I just open them in BT or will I need to use some thing more specific?
    Thank you.

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    It would seem as though if you didn't export the certificate from your old machine you're pretty much SOL.

    How to remove file or folder encryption in Windows XP
    A third party security audit is the IT equivalent of a colonoscopy. It's long, intrusive, very uncomfortable, and when it's done, you'll have seen things you really didn't want to see, and you'll never forget that you've had one.

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    [QUOTE=streaker69;148448]It would seem as though if you didn't export the certificate from your old machine you're pretty much SOL.

    /support.microsoft.com/kb/308993/]How to remove file or folder encryption in Windows XP

    Thanks mate, I got that link in google before. Hmm I will try BT see what happens. Will research it some more if no joy, will let you know how I get on.
    Thanks for the help.

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    I am going to kick my brother's head in LOL.
    Yes you are right I am "SOL". There is probably a way which involves a lot more expertise than I posses.

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