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Windows 7: How to encrypt a file or folder on Win 7 Pro ?

14 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
How to encrypt a file or folder on Win 7 Pro ?

Is there a way to encrypt a file or folder on Win 7 Pro 64bit ? I would like to keep all my passwords and/or account logins for all my on line activity somewhere on the PC so I don't have to setup a new password/login every time I can't remember what password goes with what on-line account ?

Running a personal home network with 2 Win 7 machines and 3 XP Pro (SP3) machines with a firewall and AV protection.


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14 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

Windows 7 Pro only has EFS - Encrypting File System Manager Shortcut - Create

Some free 3rd Party Encryption software - One I would recommend is True Crypt

TrueCrypt - Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows 7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X and Linux

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15 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

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 How to encrypt a file or folder on Win 7 Pro ?

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