EFS Encryption - Access Denied with all permissions Tags: Encryption Permissions Windows XP Last response: October 31, 2011 12:22 AM in Windows XP Share DaveSmiler October 27, 2011 9:11:34 PM Hello, Suddenly, without any apparent cause, and without any changes fresh security being made to the file, the system or my login details, an encrypted Excel file became inaccessible: "Access is Denied". My user account is the administrator one, I have full ownership and all permissions for the file. It should still be seemlessly accessible, i.e. without password. Encryption details include there being my ID and an encryption certificate thumbprint. I've spent very many hourse seeking a solution, including online advices, without success. Has someone found a solution to this issue? Thanks! More about : efs encryption access denied permissions PudgyChicken October 31, 2011 12:22:29 AM Look up tools that de-encrypt Excel files. Provided that the file in question is yours and not stolen, it's completely legal to break into said file. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHard Drive Access Denied, including permissions. Forum Folder Permissions Denied on Full Access and Admin User Forum WinXP Encryption Added users "Access denied" Forum Access is Denied dialog (not permissions related) Forum File Permissions-Access Denied Forum Destination folder access denied need permission Forum Destination folder access denied you need permission Forum Destination folder access denied you need permission Forum Trying ti delete and says windows needs permission access denied Forum "access denied" error when copying encrypted files in DOS window Forum Access Denied; Fudged Permission Forum Access Denied Setting Permission in CMD Forum " Destination Folder Access Denied" "You need permission to perform th Forum I have denied access permission to removeable storage.How to allow access ? Forum cannot encrypt file on network share access denied Forum Access denied when accessing encrypted files Forum Denied access to Encrypted file Forum Permission Denied When Accessing COM+ Component as Plain D.. Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive Access Denied Forum Decrypt EFS encryption Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !