Re: Lost Encryption key
Thanks Ronnie. It's not the end of the world. I can manage. If it were
truly earth shattering, I'd a put it in several locations. I know I had it
on a USB drive but that one bit the dust.
I will live. Thanks for your info.
"Ronnie Vernon MVP" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Your 'serious lesson' isn't over yet. <g>
> The only way you can retrieve the encryption key is to be logged onto the
> encrypted system with the account that encrypted the drive.
> This software is designed to recover EFS encrypted files.
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> Ronnie Vernon
> Microsoft MVP
> Windows Desktop Experience
> "Paul" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>I reinstalled Vista and wiped my encryption key......yeah I know, a
>> A few questions. First, I did have an image backup that I'm not using
>> kept as security. It's on the backup but I have no idea where it might
>> or what to ever search for. Where is it normally save.......my
>> Second, if I can't get it from my image backup, is there any way to
>> it? What I have is encrypted are some passwords for a few bank accounts.
>> Most I remember but some that I never use I may need in the future.
>> This has taught me a serious lesson!