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Windows 7: Tough EFS question!

06 Nov 2009   #1
Cluent

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Tough EFS question!

This is a question for heavy duty gurus.

The help file states:

"If more than one person uses your computer, or if you use a smart card to encrypt files, you should create a file recovery certificate. For more information, see Create a recovery certificate for encrypted files."

My question is why do you need a file recovery certificate if more than one person uses the computer, and how is this different than backing up the encryption certificate and key?

Many thanks.


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06 Nov 2009   #2
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Can't get there from here


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08 Nov 2009   #3
Cluent

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Can't get there from here
Stumped?
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