• How to Back Up Your Encryption Key

You should back up that encryption key to a separate device, because if that key is ever lost or damaged, you won't be able to access your encrypted files. 

  • Follow The Steps To Backup Your Encryption Key

  • Open The Folder You Encrypted

  • Right Click The Encrypted File (Encrypted File Shows Lock Icon On It)

  • Select Advance Tab 

  • Select Details

  • Select The User For Which You Want To Backup Encryption Key

  • It Will Activate the Backup Key radio Button.

  • Click On Backup Key Radio Button, Backup Key Wizard Will Popup.

*Backup Keys Are Stored In Form Of Certificates with Extension Of .Pfx

  • Click Next

  • Check The Box With Export All Extended Properties

  • Provide The Name For Your Backup Key And Select The Location. *Never Store Encryption in Key On Same Pc

  • Click Next

  • Click Finish & You Are Done With Backup Of Your Encryption Key.

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