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Windows 7: Boxcryptor and Dropbox

01 Oct 2015   #1
pooksahib

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Boxcryptor and Dropbox

I have a Dropbox file that I wish my uncle to see whenever he likes. I've simply given him my Dropbox login details. If I were to encrypt that file with boxcryptor, how would uncle be affected - would he merely need an extra password or would he need to have boxcrypt installed on his PC?
Thank you.


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02 Oct 2015   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Boxcryptor needs to be installed on his system.

Cryptsync is a nifty alternative. It's effectively a wrapper around 7 Zip, using its password facility. Free.
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02 Oct 2015   #3
pooksahib

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi Golden. I've given it a go using my Virtual Machine and it works very well. I've told uncle to install 7zip. You have my grateful thanks.
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