1: Create a folder called encrypt. Change the permissions so that it becomes an encrypted folder (it should appear in green letters when you view it Windows explorer). Open the folder and create a new text file. What happens?
2: Open the file and enter your name. Save the file.
Is there any change to the file?
3: Find any other text file and copy it into this folder.
What happens to the file?
4: Now move this file to the root directory.
Does anything happen to the file?
5: Right click the file and deselect encrypt.
1: The file becomes encrypted (shown by green letters).
2: The size changes but it is still encrypted.
3: It becomes encrypted.
5: The file is decrypted.
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