files encrypted under XP inaccessible under Vista

Discussion in 'General Technical' started by chucksphar, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. chucksphar


    Apr 15, 2007
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    While still under XP, I encrypted a folder. During my Vista clean install, I first copied the folder to an external drive. After the clean install, the folder and its contents are inaccessible. I assume this has something to do with its having been encrypted under an account that no longer exists.

    Any ideas how I can recover my very valuable files?

    chucksphar, Apr 15, 2007
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