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MS Windows 7 Tips and Tricks | 2.8.4 EFS – Part 2

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Mar 5, 2014 8:25:00 AM

2.8.4 EFS – Part 2

By Val Bakh

In part 1 of the blog post about Encrypting File System (EFS), we described how EFS works, in common-sense terms, using a story of your attempts to secure the door of your house as a convenient example. Now let’s continue this discussion and translate that story into technical terms. We’ll also talk about certificates because they are virtually inseparable from matters related to encryption.

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