You’d like to protect a set of files on your computer by encrypting the contents within the Windows Vista operating system. What is the process you should take to encrypt the files?
A) Control Panel / System / Enable EFS
B) Right-click the folder containing the files / Properties / Advanced / Encrypt contents to secure data
C) Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Services / EFS
D) All Programs / Accessories / System Tools / Encryption
E) Grab a Sharpie and mark out the name of the file on your monitor screen
The answer: B) Right-click the folder containing the files / Properties / Advanced / Encrypt contents to secure data
Individual files or folders can be configured for encryption through the Windows Explorer properties.
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