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Windows 7: Encrypted files cannot open after reformat

22 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 
Encrypted files cannot open after reformat

I have some files encrypted with EFS and i reformatted my PC now i cannot open these files.

Is there any way to remove EFS now or those files are just Junk


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22 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

If you did not back up the key, those files are lost.
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