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What does "Unknown encryption algorithm used to encrypt file" mean?Elcomsoft EFS

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#1 Mark7968


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Posted 26 August 2015 - 02:11 PM

Yesterday I started a topic asking for
'How to recover/decrypt my encrypted files, or recover my private key?. Same computer, same user, but lost everything after I deleted the account and recreated it' 


I couldn't have significant help, except few hints from 1 person, thanks him.


Despite, I managed to use the software 'Elcomsoft Advanced EFS Data Recovery, Professional edition'.

After spending time, adding certificates, pass, anything, and by having the software scanning for keys, it found many, and it showed me that now files are "Encryptable", good god.

I selected few files, and pressed decrypt.

And I was hit by this screen, saying that decryption failed for this stated reason! imgpsh_fullsize.jpg

I wish this time someone has any sort of support or has any information of that sort of error, or have any other person or place or forum that he/she could refer me to.
Or even could help me with the first post that I didn't receive help for, in that link

Edited by Mark7968, 26 August 2015 - 02:15 PM.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 28 August 2015 - 09:18 AM

Since you now have responses to your topic posted in the Encryption forum...and there is no indication that there is a generl security issue (IMO), this topic is now closed to avoid confusion.



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