[Gpg4win-users-en] New user, some comments and quesitons/issues

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Mon Dec 11 15:48:10 CET 2006

Werner Koch <> wrote on Monday, December 11, 2006 3:38 PM:

> On Thu,  7 Dec 2006 19:50, gordol at gordol.org said:
>> 1: gpg4win should be able to import PGP generated keys at install or
>> first use.  I tried, it wouldn't let me.  I had to generate a new key
> Old versions of PGP used the IDEA algorithms to protect keys. You need
> to export the secret keys them and make sure that they are exported
> using another algorithm than IDEA.  IDEA is an optional algorithm in
> OpenPGP and deprecated because it is patented and we are not allowed
> to use it.
> If nothing else works, set the passphrase to empty, import it into
> gpg4win and then set the passphrase again using gpg4win and pgp.

What would "old" in this case be? Older than what version in short.


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