GnuPG for WIndows and key management files.

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Sun Jun 21 17:36:34 CEST 2020

On Samstag, 20. Juni 2020 23:53:50 CEST MFPA via Gnupg-users wrote:
> On Friday 19 June 2020 at 9:43:32 AM, in
> <mid:202006191343316548677 at>, Илья Пирогов wrote:-
> > I am interested in the question of where to find the files
> > pubring.gpg, secring.gpg and randseed.bin in GnuPG
> > for WIndows.
> My pubring.gpg and random_seed files are at %AppData%\gnupg. In the
> old days secring.gpg was there too, but that file is not used anymore.

pubring.gpg is also gone. It has been replaced with pubring.kbx in modern 
GnuPG. And what used to be stored in secring.gpg (i.e. you secret keys) can 
now be found in the folder private-keys-v1.d.

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