Windows 10: How do I enable grayed out "Encrypt Contents to secure data" button in Win10 Home V 20H2

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  1. How do I enable grayed out "Encrypt Contents to secure data" button in Win10 Home V 20H2


    Edition Windows 10 Home
    Version 20H2
    Installed on ‎11/‎6/‎2020
    OS build 19042.844
    Experience Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.551.0

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    AnthonyWeil, Mar 11, 2021
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  2. How to enable grayed out "Encrypt Contents to secure data" button.

    That is the first thing I tried after reading previous posts. AND that does not work. I tried again exactly what you suggested just to make sure, and still the "encrypt contents to secure data" is grayed out.
     
    Mindpower15, Mar 11, 2021
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  3. How to enable grayed out "Encrypt Contents to secure data" button.

    To start with please read the original question I asked. I want to secure folder that contains files.

    • I right click on folder
    • click on Advance at bottom right
    • when advance attributes box opens the "encrypt contents to secure data" button is grayed out"
    I did everything that was told of me by ZAB.

    I have no idea when the issue started. This is the first time I decided to use the feature.

    Yes, latest version of Window 10. My details are in the post above.
     
    Mindpower15, Mar 11, 2021
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  4. John Zab Win User

    How do I enable grayed out "Encrypt Contents to secure data" button in Win10 Home V 20H2

    How to enable grayed out "Encrypt Contents to secure data" button.

    Hi,

    Encrypt Contents to secure data button should be available specially if you're using a Windows 10 PC. To help address your concern on encrypting files, kindly tell us details on the following:

    • Which build of Windows 10 are you using?
    • Are you using a Microsoft account or a local account?
    We look forward to your response.
     
    John Zab, Mar 11, 2021
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