Recovering your EFS Key

How to back up your EFS encryption key

  1. Plug in an external device
  2. Go to EFS icon in the system tray.
  3. Click Back up now
  4. Click Next.
  5. Select the checkbox beside the Password.
  6. Type your new password in the Password field.
  7. Confirm the password
  8. Click Next the Browse.
  9. Go to  the external drive
  10. Name the file
  11. Click Save then Next then Finish
  12. Click Finish. 

     

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