Friday, December 11, 2009

Recover NTFS private encripted files

So you've repaired your windows (xp) install and sudently you lost access to all your saved documents and files?

Easy:
1-Click C: drive
2-Pick "Properties"
3-Go to Tools, "Backups"
4-Make new backup selecting the desired folder to recover
5-Click the backed up bkt file and run wizard to restore the backup
6-At the last screen click "Advanced options" and Deselect all options (like restore whatever permissions)
7-Pick recover to different folder/path (don't use the same, don't use single folder)

There you go. All your files accessed and all you need is a Windows Admin account.

http://www.technixupdate.com/how-to-recover-lost-data-from-encrypted-ntfs-partition-after-system-format-or-administrator-password-forgot-situation-in-vista-and-xp/

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