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Windows 7: decryption access denied for administrator

13 Apr 2015   #1

window 7 ultimate x64
decryption access denied for administrator

Hi All

in window 7 x64 I have an folder encrypted. I exported the encryption key and it worked from other account when to imported the key. Later the account encrypted it get corrupted so I deleted account but the profile folder is not deleted.

Now I logged in as administrator and try to decryption the whole folder and files in it. The folder is decrypted
but the files access is denied. I imported the certification by click the certificate key or use certmgt.msc. I also find the .pfx file to import it. None helped. I also recreate the olduser account, copy everything from saved profile in to it except ntuser.dat, neuser.pol and ntuser.ini. No success.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Apr 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro 32

See if the last step "Add a certificate to an encrypted file" here helps:

How to open an encrypted file if access is denied in Windows
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