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#1 sniper8752

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Posted 29 March 2012 - 07:37 PM

I am trying to encrypt a file. I go into advanced in properties, but the encrypt option is grayed out. why is this?

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 05:20 AM

I am trying to encrypt a file. I go into advanced in properties, but the encrypt option is grayed out. why is this?



what win7 version are you using as win7 pro and ultimate have encryption but Home does not

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 06:37 AM


I am trying to encrypt a file. I go into advanced in properties, but the encrypt option is grayed out. why is this?



what win7 version are you using as win7 pro and ultimate have encryption but Home does not


ohh... i have home premium :P

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 05:18 PM



I am trying to encrypt a file. I go into advanced in properties, but the encrypt option is grayed out. why is this?



what win7 version are you using as win7 pro and ultimate have encryption but Home does not


ohh... i have home premium :P



in that case ,you would have to use 3rd party encryption software ,never used one, so i cant reccomend one ,

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 05:27 PM

Or use the upgrade anytime ability of Windows 7 to go from Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/shop/windows-anytime-upgrade

Scroll down to where it says Make Your Choice and read from there for how to upgrade.

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