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Help with encrypted files

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Emjay2803, Jul 16, 2017 at 9:03 PM.

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  1. Emjay2803

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    I recently replaced my surface pro 4 and I copied all my data to a USB, changed computers and copied all my data to my bee computer. My old computer is gone. However, there were some files on the old computer that I had encrypted and as such I can't access them now. Is there any way to decrypt the files without access to my old computer?
     
  2. Tabvla

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    The Windows Encryption utility is linked to the User that encrypted the files, that is why the files encrypt and decrypt seamlessly and without user intervention when you are logged in as the User that encrypted the files.

    I do not know of any way that such files can be decrypted outside of the User that encrypted them.

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