New computer, can't decrypt
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I imported my certificate. I then clicked on "Certificates". Then I selected "Change Certification Trust". "This is my certificate" is grayed out. I suspect that the new computer doesn't know the private key? When I try to decrypt a file it doesn't prompt for my private key, it just says "Decryption failed: No Secret Key".

Please help. I can't access my encrypted data on my new computer. "Export" appears to only export the public key. How does the new computer get the private key?


Gpg4win-3.1.14 5.72.0, Gpg4win
rkolvick created this task.Dec 6 2020, 9:17 AM
werner edited projects, added Support; removed Bug Report.Dec 6 2020, 4:50 PM
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Select your key in the certificate view, click right, select "Backup Secret keys ...", store to a file. Then copy that file in a secure why (USB stick etc) to the new box, import it there.

Thank you very much