Encrypting Files in Windows 2000
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Windows 2000 includes the Encrypting File Service (EFS) that you can use to encrypt files and folders directly on the storage media, either locally or over a network.
EFS is directly integrated into the Windows 2000 shell, and is completely transparent to most programs.
To set up EFS encryption:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223316/EN-US/ )Best Practices for Encrypting File System