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Activity 2.16


File Encryption

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.

What happens to the file?

1: The file becomes encrypted (shown by green letters).

2: The size changes but it is still encrypted.

3: It becomes encrypted.

4: No.

5: The file is decrypted.

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