What is the easiest way to encrypt a file? Right-click (or press and hold) a file or folder and select Properties. Select the Advanced button and select the Encrypt contents to secure data check box. Select OK to close the Advanced Attributes window, select Apply, and then select OK.
How do I encrypt a file in Unix?
- Open a terminal window.
- Change to the ~/Documents directory with the command cd ~/Documents.
- Encrypt the file with the command gpg -c important. docx.
- Enter a unique password for the file and hit Enter.
- Verify the newly typed password by typing it again and hitting Enter.
Why can’t I encrypt my files? Check If EFS Is Running to Fix It
Well, according to some users, if the encrypt option is grayed out on your Windows 10 PC or if Windows won’t allow you to encrypt the folder, then it is possible that required services are not running on your PC.
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