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Windows 7: Sharing EFS encrypted files over network


31 Jul 2009   #1
MRD

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Sharing EFS encrypted files over network

Hi:

I'm trying to access a network folder share with my notebook. The share contains EFS encrpyted files and is located on a PC that runs Windows 7 Ultimate RTM. My notebook runs Vista Entreprise. I can see the files and its sizes, but I cannot copy them to my notebook or open them directly from the share without getting an "access denied" error.

I installed the PC's encryption certificate on my notebook (as documented in Vista's help) but keep getting the "access denied" error.

I have no issues with copying or opening files on the network share that are not encrypted. The error message only appears when trying to copy/open encrypted files.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Marc


PD: I posted a similar thread in Windows Vista Forums (http://www.vistax64.com/network-internet/240170-sharing-efs-encrypted-files-over-network.html) because I experience the same problem when accessing shares with encrypted files on a Vista PC.


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