Ahhh... That was the ticket. After changing my passphrase I no longer get the IDEA warning on my machine without IDEA. Thanks! elrod Denis McCauley wrote: > I'm not sure on this but it suggests to me that your secret key is > encrypted with IDEA. > <snip> > After that you can change your password on the key (to the same one, if > you like) and that will change the protect cipher on your secret key.