How can I drop a file for encryption on the GPA FileManager

Lee Elcocks l_elcocks at
Mon Nov 22 19:59:36 CET 2010

Good Luck with GPG4win, i cannot find any decent documentation on how to use! and get no reply's from the GPG4Win mailing lists either. You can't sign and encrypt a file at the same time either through the command line so i had to abort and go back to PGP. Really annoyed i waisted my time on this.

> To: gnupg-users at
> From: bo.berglund at
> Subject: How can I drop a file for encryption on the GPA FileManager
> Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2010 19:52:44 +0100
> I have now installed Gpg4Win 2.0.4 on a Win7X64 machine where I
> previously had installed GnuPg 1.4.11. I first uninstalled GnuPG.
> My problem now is how to actually encrypt files when the Explorer
> pop-up menu is missing....
> It would be OK if there was a way to start the GPA FileManager with a
> file path on the command line. Then I could add a manual entry in the
> Registry that would invoke the proper exe file with the selected file
> as the argument.
> I hope that the File Manager would show up with my file in the list of
> files to process.
> But I need to know which executable to start and what command line
> arguments to use.
> Can someone please enlight me on this?
> -- 
> Bo Berglund
> Developer in Sweden
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