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How to Encrypt Data in Windows 10

 

Do you want to make your data safer than ever before? I am sure your answer will be

“YES I WANT TO MAKE MY DATA SAFER”

Do You Know that Windows 10 makes it easy for you to Encrypt Your data? And most importantly in just a few clicks. So Follow me and find how this can be done

STEPS

Encryption:

  1. Just right click on the folder which you want to Encrypt. Then Click Properties.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -1
  2. A New Windows will open. In General Tab, click the Advanced button.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -2
  3. This will Open another new window. On the bottom of the window just check “Encrypt contents to secure data“.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -3
  4. Congratulations Your Folder is Now Encrypted.

Decryption:

  1. Just right-click on the folder which you want to Decrypt. Then Click Properties.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -1
  2. A New Windows will open. In General Tab, click the Advanced button.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -2
  3. This will Open another new window. On the bottom of the window just uncheck “Encrypt contents to secure data“.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -3
  4. Congratulations Your Folder is Now Decrypted.

Saving The Certificate File:

  1. Press “Windows” Button.
  2. Then write “certmgr.msc” and Press EnterHow To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -4
  3.  This will open a new windows. On the Left side bar of window Press the “Personal” Button.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -5
  4. Then on the right sidebar click Certificates.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -6
  5. In Certificate folder, Your certificate will be shown.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -7
  6. Just right click on that Certificate and Goto All Tasks=>Export.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -8
  7. This will open a new window. Click Next and then check on the “Yes, Export The Private Key”.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -10
  8. Click Next, No change in this windows. Then it asks for the password. Give any password you want.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -11How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -12
  9. Then it asks to save location. Give any location and file name. Then Click Next. And Then Click Finish.How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10 -13How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10-9How To Encrypt Data in Windows 10-14
  10. This will Create a certificate file on your selected location. Keep safe that file in your Google Drive or Dropbox, so that in any case of emergency you can easily restore your data with the certificate.

 

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