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Windows 7: Encrypt

11 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64 RC1, Vista Ultimate, XP Pro
 
 
Encrypt

I'm running Windows 7 and I go to Properties, Advanced and it won't let me encrypt a file, folder, picture, it's grayed out, but I don't know why?


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11 Oct 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Richard,

If you have the Compress contents to save disk space box checked, then that would be why Encrypt contents to secure data is grayed out. You can only have one of them checked instead.

If not, the check using the tutorial below to make sure that EFS encryption is still enabled.

Encryption - Disable or Enable - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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