Windows Encrypted File System (EFS) is built-in to the operating system, assuming that the proper file system is in use. Which file system is supported by EFS?
The answer: D) NTFS
The NTFS file system allows for many capabilities, and the Encrypted File System is one of those enhancements. If you’re using a supported version of Windows, you can encrypt your files to prevent anyone else from seeing the contents. The encryption and decryption process is done seamlessly in the operating system.
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