[Gpg4win-users-en] User question

loukerry loukerry at protonmail.com
Mon Feb 1 02:48:55 CET 2021

Hello Everyone,

Will someone assist me with information on how to do my private/public key. I have everything downloaded. 

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On Thursday, January 28, 2021 5:42 PM, Ángel <angel at pgp.16bits.net> wrote:

> On 2021-01-28 at 16:32 +0000, David Koch wrote:

> > In Kleopatra, under "Certificates", there is a selection to change
> > the
> > passphrase. If one does change the passphrase, will it open files
> > previously encrypted using the previous passphrase?
> > David

> Hello David

> Yes.

> Changing the passphrase of a key/certificate changes the password which
> protects the key itself. The identity of the key itself does not
> change. You just need to use a different passphrase to use the key.
> It it will still to be able to decrypt previously encrypted files
> (similarly, and old copy of the key that used the old passphrase will
> be able to open newly encrypted files as well).

> Best regards

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