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Windows 7: Help with previous hidden folder moved to new laptop - no permission

28 Mar 2012   #31
GarnettFan4Life

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden View Post
It appears your old laptop had EFS encryption on the files... You will need to decrypt them on the old laptop and then move them on the new laptop.


I have removed my User name/account from the old laptop


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28 Mar 2012   #32
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Best I could find so far was: Force Decrypting EFS Files

And this disappointing information: Having Issues Opening A Windows EFS Encrypted File In Win7 Pro. HELP!
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28 Mar 2012   #33
GarnettFan4Life

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden View Post
Best I could find so far was: Force Decrypting EFS Files

thanks so much for you help so far and I will look into that link. Seems I have made it really hard for myself. damn noob
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28 Mar 2012   #34
writhziden

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

You're welcome. Sorry I could not provide better news.
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