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Windows 7: Is it possible to Recover/Replicate EFS encrypted Files ?

11 Aug 2010   #1
WarmPie

 
 
Is it possible to Recover/Replicate EFS encrypted Files ?

Can it be done ? Is it possible to just replicate the data then reform it elsewhere unencrypted, I've done it before but I can't remember the program. (Although that was XP EFS)

This is Pieloi, incase anyone remembers that guy...
And guess who's important password .txt files were encrypted then forgotten about during a clean reinstall...hmm

And I don't have a key or certificate. (Thus I'm getting nowhere in the decrypting universe.)
-Previous OS was Win7. Check Pieloi for specs.
-Encrypted files are located within a truecrypt partition (Which I know the password of).


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11 Aug 2010   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Don't have the key from the previous installation you will not decrypt it.
Unless you have time and computing power (lots of power) to brute force AES.
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12 Aug 2010   #3
WarmPie

 
 

I guess so..

My next objective is to try and recover my old Thunderbird profile to get my email password. Which is probably the most vital information I'm after...Scanning every sector to see if I can recover it. Which then failed.
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