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JSI Tip 4362. How do I encrypt a folder in Windows XP?

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 308989 contains the following summary:

This article describes how to encrypt a folder by using Encrypting File System (EFS).

Encryption is the process of converting data into a format that cannot be read by others. You can use EFS in Windows XP to automatically encrypt your data when it is stored on the hard disk.

The EFS feature is not included in Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition.

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