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You may want to have files in an encrypted state by using the Windows 2000 Encrypting File System (EFS) feature, such as on a laptop computer, while still having the ability to copy these files in an unencrypted state to a central server to share with other users.
This article describes how to cause encrypted files that are copied to a particular Windows 2000-based computer to be stored on that computer in an unencrypted state.
Copy Encrypted Files to a ServerWARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To prevent EFS files from being copied to a server in an encrypted format, follow these steps on the destination server:
To copy EFS encrypted files from one Windows 2000-based computer to another while maintaining the encryption state, the source computer must trust the destination computer for delegation. For additional information about trusting a computer for delegation and what this does, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/266080/EN-US/ )Answers to Frequently Asked Kerberos Questions
Article ID: 302093 - Last Review: October 31, 2006 - Revision: 4.2