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  • Dear anyone who cares to listen,

     

    I have Win XP Prof SP2 running and decided to try the encryption facility on some files ... mistake !

     

    After doing this, the next week, my system started blue screening and windows startup going into a perpetual loop.

     

    It never got to the stable windows and kept looping.

     

    The only way out was to re-instal windows and I think I used a different admin name when doing so. Not sure what one I originally used anyway.

     

    However, I now cant open the original encrypted files.

     

    Is there any way round this in XP; a facility I'm unaware of, or is there a tool out there in windows or lala land that I am not aware of.

     

    Any help would be exceptionally groovy.

     

    Neil R

    Saturday, March 1, 2008 10:20 AM