EFSAssistant package does not install on Windows 7

The EFS Assistant package does not install on Windows 7. Also unclear if the ADM templates will work for Windows 7 .

Id #10732 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 13, 2013 at 6:48 PM by gillesh | Created: Oct 6, 2009 at 3:49 PM by brysow

Encryption does not happen

I configured the group policy for EFSAssistant and deployed the package. Everything seems to work fine. I could see the configured folders from the EFS Results file marked for Encryption. But the f...

Id #10454 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 13, 2013 at 6:48 PM by venkat27 | Created: Aug 14, 2009 at 5:22 PM by venkat27

Wipe plaintext copy of newly encrypted file

Currently EFS itself will delete the plaintext temporary copy once the datastream is completely encrypted. However , it can still be possible to recover the original plaintext file in deallocated s...

Id #10335 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 13, 2013 at 6:48 PM by brysow | Created: Jul 23, 2009 at 2:43 PM by brysow

After upgrade to Windows 7 from Vista, unable to uninstall Microsoft EFS Assistant

Uninstalling "Microsoft EFS Assistant" after upgrade to Windows 7 will result in "Microsoft EFS Assistant can only be installed on Windows XP SP2 or Windows Vista."   Found workaround is to remove ...

Id #10193 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 13, 2013 at 6:48 PM by r2c1 | Created: Jun 26, 2009 at 1:51 AM by r2c1

MSI Installer Error: Event 11708 with Windows Restricted Users

I am reporting a bug with the EFS Assistant application when being run under a user that does not have appropriate access to the c:\windows temp directory. Each time EFS Assistant is run, it will ...

Id #9177 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 13, 2013 at 6:48 PM by tekkid | Created: Feb 5, 2009 at 1:40 PM by tekkid

XP Tablet PC Edition and Media Center Edition 2005

EFS Assistant seems to crash on Tablet PC Edition 2005. Has Microsoft tested it with SKUs other than XP Professional? Most laptops especially have these operating systems. The error msg is attached...

Id #4652 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 13, 2013 at 6:48 PM by DaveMo | Created: Dec 1, 2007 at 8:24 AM by tuxplorer

Leftover bugbug - additional exceptions in "if (_subStatus == EncryptionSubStatus.None)"

From Encryption.cs > EncryptFile()   if (_subStatus == EncryptionSubStatus.None) { try { // // Preserve the...

Id #3095 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 13, 2013 at 6:48 PM by MikeSL | Created: Aug 15, 2007 at 6:27 PM by MikeSL

.NET 1.1 compilation bug - FolderPathsToEncrypt() cannot use ExpandEnvironmentVariables()

From UtilityClass.FolderPathsToEncrypt source code:   // 1.1 bugbug - If this code is compiled in .NET 1.1 this will // not work. EEV returns short path names and Dire...

Id #3054 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 13, 2013 at 6:48 PM by MikeSL | Created: Aug 11, 2007 at 3:55 PM by MikeSL

Add FileSystem Watcher to encrypt new files

This is a feature I'm loath to try to implement, as I'm afraid of the potential downside in inserting something at the filesystem layer that will intercept all Writes. The Antivirus vendors had a ...

Id #2867 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 13, 2013 at 6:48 PM by DaveMo | Created: Jul 21, 2007 at 12:20 AM by MikeSL

Re-enable support for Roaming User Profiles

Encryption of any folders in a case where the user's User Profile is a Roaming User Profile should still be valid. The known issue is that encrypting folders that Roam will cause Windows XP to fai...

Id #2673 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 13, 2013 at 6:48 PM by cvjorgensen | Created: Jun 28, 2007 at 12:17 AM by MikeSL