Windows 10: How do I encrypt data with Windows 10?

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  1. Nikilet Win User

    How do I encrypt data with Windows 10?


    I found the instructions for this and they are pretty straight forward, the only problem is when I get to the last step, to "Encrypt contents to secure data," it is grayed out and I can't check it. Could someone please help me with this?

    :)
     
    Nikilet, Apr 26, 2019
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  2. Windows 10 Pro - How do I disable encryption of my data

    Hi,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    I understand the inconvenience that you are experiencing. I will definitely assist you.

    To understand the issue better, please provide us more information.


    • What is the make and model of the computer?

    • Are you using any third party software to Encrypt data's\files? Or is it automatically encrypting your data’s and files?
    If your data’s are encrypt by Bit locker you can follow the below link
    Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption Step-by-Step Guide. (It works same way on Windows 10).

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc766295(v=ws.10).aspx

    Awaiting your response for further assistance.
     
    Billion Debbarma, Apr 26, 2019
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  3. Windows XP file encryption

    LOL thanks, I think its standard windows XP file encryption
     
    troyrae360, Apr 26, 2019
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  4. How do I encrypt data with Windows 10?

    Encrypting a folder

    Hello Bill,

    To encrypt a folder in Windows 10 Home, follow these steps:

    • Right-click the folder you want to encrypt and click Properties.
    • On the General tab, click Advanced.
    • Under Compress or Encrypt attributes, click Encrypt contents to secure data.
    • Click OK then Apply to save the changes.

    We're just here if you need further help.
     
    Devlin Sco, Apr 26, 2019
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