[Gpg4win-users-en] New user, some comments and quesitons/issues
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Mon Dec 11 15:41:50 CET 2006
Bernhard Reiter <> wrote on Monday, December 11, 2006 3:27 PM:
>> 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
>> just to be able to use the key manager. Only after doing that was I
>> able to import and use my PGP keyring. I was then able to delete the
>> newly generated key.
> I agree that it should be easier to import other keys.
> Where you using GPA?
Interesting, using GPG4win v1.0.8 and the bundled WinPT, the key manager, I
tried importing a pgp-key from a friend of mine. It said "No valid OpenPGP
data found". I found this weird...
Googling and checking for GPG and PGP compatibilty FAQs showed that the
PGP-keys should be compatible with GnuPG, only known problems were with pre-v5
PGP-key as I understood it. The friend's key was made with PGP v8. This is the
only PGP-key I have access to try importing public keys with, so it *may* be
something with the pgp-key.
Is it a known problem with importing PGP-keys to GPG4win at all?
I'm new both to GPG4win and this list, so pls excuse my ignorance. 8-}
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