Using GnuPG under Windows 98
Remco Lubbers" <firstname.lastname@example.org
Thu Apr 26 17:25:04 2001
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From: Marshall Dudley <email@example.com>
To: Remco Lubbers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thu, 26 Apr 2001 10:16:06 -0400
Subject: Re: Using GnuPG under Windows 98
You might try installing netscape and using it instead. And as a plus, it
have the huge security holes in it that Outlook express has. I don't think the
private key is secure if you use outlook express since almost any virus or work
easily come in through it without detection, and many of them turn your system
a server so it can be hacked from over the internet.
Remco Lubbers wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been using GPG for a few weeks now and only with other Linux users.
> Yesterday a (windows-using) friend of mine, who used to use PGP 5.5, wanted to
> start using GnuPG for crypting and signing e-mails. I told him that it should
> not be a problem since I didn't have any problems getting GPG running on my
> linux-box using Pronto! and I saw there was a Windows version of GPG.
> After I few hours he gave me a ring that he wasn't able to get it going. He
> created a key-pair and inported my public key. decrypting my files => nopro.
> But he wasn't able to figure out how to get MS Outlook Express 5.5 to work with
> So I took a copy of Windows 98SE, installed it (took me 2 hours and I think the
> thing has been rebooted a million times). Got it on the internet, downloaded
> GPG4win, got it running, but I don't understand how to get Outlook Express
> (V5.0) to work with GPG either! I thought Windows was supposed to be for
> computer-illiterates? Easy for anyone who has never worked with a computer
> before. Outlook Express is jabbering about certificates and file-types and
> such. It won't recognize any key, not in any format?
> Can anybody tell us how to get this stuff up 'n runnin' under Window$?
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