[Gpg4win-users-en] Question on Encrypting File with Passphrase

Jochen Schuettler JSchuettler at gmx.de
Mon Oct 29 11:44:59 CET 2018

Hi Karthik,

I guess you have option "GnuPG-System/Secret Keys/Expire cached PINs
after N seconds" set to more than 0, and your 2nd check was within that
comfort time frame where you aren't asked again.

Best regards,

Am 29.10.2018 um 09:39 schrieb Karthikeyan M:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm using windows version of gpg3win-3.1.3. I used the option "Encrypt
> with password" option in Encrypt menu. The file got encrypted and when
> I opened, it was asking for password. That's great.
> However, when I tried to decrypt the file, it didn't ask for password
> to decrypt it. Does this mean anyone with the gpg3win-3.1.3 installed
> on the computer will be able to decrypt and open the file without the
> password?
> Thanks,
> Karthik.
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