The process of converting encrypted content (ciphertext) into its original, readable form (plaintext).

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TrueCrypt Failing to Decrypt External Hard Drive after changing Enclosures

I have a 4TB external hard drive that was previously encrypted using TrueCrypt. The power source on the hard drive enclosure failed, so I had to switch the hard drive itself into a new enclosure. I ...
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Paused BitLocker encryption because no longer want to encrypt the hard drive - how do I get out of encrypting?

I'm hoping someone can help. I'm not a techy and can't seem to find the same question already answered. I went to encrypt (using BitLocker) a Buffalo hard drive but after it took about 1 min to ...
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Speed up Truecrypt decryption with rescue disk

Is there a possibility to speed up the decryption of a volume while using the rescue disk? My Windows crashed and I am not able to boot Windows. Unfortunately the decryption of my 300GB Hard Disk ...
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Retrieve/decrypt Windows 7 product key from Linux

I accidentally disconnected my hard drive while it was still running and corrupted my Windows 7 installation; I am now completely unable to boot into Windows. I have tried everything to try and repair ...
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Android - recover encrypted images

I have nearly 0 understanding of encryption, I just want to recover my old photos. In my old Android phone I used a certain photo-video locking app to encrypt my images. Images were stored on SD ...
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Decrypting Windows Encrypted Files

Friend of mine sent me on this little project to save his dad's files. Is there a way to decrypt files from a Windows XP system that was encrypted? I have the drive pulled and would like to access ...
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PGP Decryption with plain text key only.

I have been given a gpg file and a plain text key. I was expecting an .asc file. What would the syntax be to decrypt this file with a plain text key. For example: pgp --decrypt filename.gpg keyname ...
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Decrypting WPA with wireshark

Hi I want to decrypt my WPA packets which i gathered by sniffing with airodump-ng. The problem is that even after I have the 4-way handshake packets (they are correct) i don't know how to extract the ...
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batch remove pdf password using Acrobat pro 11 or other software

I have thousands of pdf with password encrypted and i want to remove the password in batch process, i tried acrobat 11 pro and created a batch action to remove, but its til prompt me every to enter a ...
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windows xp/fat 32 master//windows xp\ ntfs slave

My freind gave me a dead computer to salvage parts because he saw sparks in the case when his power supply blew with the request to salvage some of the hard drive. The file he wanted he had encrypted ...
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Auto-Decrypt Windows Boot Drive With Truecrypt

Can I auto-decrypt an encrypted Windows 7 boot drive with Truecrypt? Basically, I want to be able to plug a USB flash drive in and have Truecrypt automatically decrypt and boot the Windows drive with ...
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Bitlocker decryption not starting

I was about to do a fresh install of Windows 7 64bit on a laptop currently running Windows 7 32 bit with a Bitlocker encrypted 232GB hard-drive with 1.54GB free. I have already backed up all the data ...
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Decrypt sysprep unattend.xml user password

How do I decrypt user passwords that are encrypted and used in Windows 7 Sysprep unattend.xml file? What Encryption method is used in this file?
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How to RC4 decryption in command line when encrypting using C program

I used the code Decrypt RC4 in Linux (by mr.spuratic) to encrypt a file. How is it possible to decrypt it using openssl command? for example- openssl enc -d -rc4 -in rc4.txt -out plain.txt -K ...
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Decrypt without Gnome Encfs Manager

I am using Gnome Encfs Manager for encrypting and uploading my files to a cloud service. My question is if there is any way to decrypt one file which is encrypted with Encfs without using the ...
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Glary *.gfe decrypting file, lost psswd

I forgot password to my *.gfe encrypted file. How can i decrypt it? I need a script to break the psswd / hash of psswd from file. Can You help me? Thanks in advance
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Can't view encrypted files in linux

I am working with 2 linus os disks on different drives. I boot from the other and am mounting the LXDE drive that has my encrytped files. I did the command line file recovery and all seems to go well ...
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Word 2013: how to decrypt a password protected docx?

I have a word 2013 docx-file with password protection, but forgot the password. This way I can't open the file. Because the content is important to me I'm asking if there is a way to open the file / ...
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decrypting a dvd and testing that it is decrypted and playing it locally with its menu?

I have a DVD , it may be decrypted. How do I get it to hard drive decrypt it and see if it is decrypted? I have got it to hard drive... I can get VOB files to play(does that mean it is not ...
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Can most modern pdf viewers decrypt PDF's encrypted according to the PDF encryption specification?

As encryption is part of the pdf standard (according to support specified in pdf file-format 1.7 extension 3 with AES256 support) -Can most modern pdf viewers (modern/old) decrypt such encrypted ...