Re: recover EFS files ???
yes, i have the encrytion key on usb flash drive
"Mike Brannigan" <Mike.Brannigan@localhost> wrote in message
> "mike" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> vista ultimate
>> my vista drive no longer boots after i had to replace motherboard and
>> ended up with a new & different chipset. i have installed vista on a new
>> drive and am copying data from old drive. all is going well except for
>> some files i had encrypted with EFS. when trying to copy these, i am told
>> i do not have permission to access. drag & drop just gave me empty
>> folders. any help ???
> Did you save your original encryption keys and any recovery keys you
> generated (or was your machine and account a member of a domain)?
> If not then you are unlikely to be able to recover these files.
> EFS is a reasonably strong encryption solution and should not be used
> without understanding the impact of its use and processes required to
> Mike Brannigan