Why GnuPG encrypted file has no icon?

Rohit P passionate_programmer at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 1 08:47:39 CEST 2016

I am using Windows 7. Icons are there on all files. What I actually meant is when a file is encrypted with GnuPG, the resultant .pgp file has no icon.

From: Paul R. Ramer <free10pro at gmail.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 1, 2016 11:17:54 AM
To: Rohit P
Subject: Re: Why GnuPG encrypted file has no icon?

On September 30, 2016 9:10:03 PM PDT, Rohit P <passionate_programmer at hotmail.com> wrote:
>When you encrypt multiple files in a folder, GnuPG encrypted files have
>no icon. It is difficult to immediately identify which are the
>encrypted files.
>Any specific reason why encrypted files have no icon?

I don't know which operating system you are using here, but icons are usually set for files that have known data types or file extensions.  It has to do with your operating system or desktop environment not GnuPG.  Apparently your operating system (probably Windows) does not have icons assigned for these types of files.

Hope that is helpful.

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