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#1 alcastive

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Posted 02 September 2007 - 04:31 AM

Hello PPL I Hope That I Can Get This Fixed As In My Network (It's A Workgroup And Not A Domain) There Is One PC Who's Encrypting Files Randomly After A Period Of Time Using EFS And I Cannot Decrypt Them !! Or Access To My Files !!
All I Want To Do Now Is To Disable/Remove EFS From Being Active And Operate, How I Can Do That ? I Found Some Results That Let You Disable EFS While You're On A Domain But I Don't Have A Domain

Any Help Would Be Appreciated

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Posted 02 September 2007 - 08:08 AM

Here are several Microsoft Knowledge Base Articles that speak directly to this subject.
How To Remove File Encryption in Windows XP
Disabling EFS
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Posted 02 September 2007 - 08:11 AM

Caution, the fix is a registry hack
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