Gpg4Win and GnuPG
papillion at gmail.com
Thu May 3 10:57:14 CEST 2012
Thank you, Werner. The system already has GPG installed and they
won't want a second copy, I'm sure. I thought GPG4Win added a new
context menu item that would allow easier file encryption. If not then
they don't need anything else.
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On May 3, 2012, at 3:45 AM, Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 3 May 2012 10:12, papillion at gmail.com said:
>> Quick question: are there any security concerns with running GnuPG
>> GPG4Win on the same system?
> Gpg4win is an installer which includes GnuPG as its crypto engine. In
> fact, Gpg4win is the suggested way to install GnuPG on Windows.
> In case your question is whether you can use the GnuPG 1.4 installer
> along with Gpg4win (which comes with GnuPG 2): This is not suggested
> should not pose a security problem. Note, that you will end up with
> programs named gpg on your box - this may lead to some confusion.
> Die Gedanken sind frei. Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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