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Encrypting your email

Now, encrypting your email...if you are using Eudora or (god forbid!!) Outlook, then you could have opted to use the PGP plug-ins for either of them. However, if you don't use either of the two mail clients, then in order to encrypt your email, can choose a couple of options.

First, using an email client such as Netscape, you can easily encrypt the file as described above, and attach it to the email.

Another option is to type what you want into the message area of the email, and then highlight it and click 'ctrl-c' to copy the text to the clipboard. Then right-click on the PGP Tray icon on the TaskBar (the little lock) and choose 'Encrypt & Sign Clipboard'. The PGPKeys window will open, and you need to choose to whom you wish to encrypt the message. You'll be prompted for your passphrase, as the message will be signed, so that your friend (who has your public key) will know that it's from you. Once the text on the clipboard is encrypted, go back to the email (or file) and highlight the text again, and click 'ctrl-v' (hold down the control key and hit 'v') and the encrypted message will be pasted into the email over the original message.

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NEWBIE NOTE: If the PGP Tray icon isn't on your TaskBar, check your Startup folder. If it's not in the Startup folder, add a shortcut to PGPTray.exe to the folder.

If at any time you are having difficulty trying to do anything with your keys, simply open the Help in PGP. The help documents are very good...they are clear, descriptive, and concise.
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Here's my (Keydet89) public key:

-----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- 
Version: PGPfreeware 6.0 for non-commercial use <http://www.pgp.com>
mQGiBDYMk4YRBAD3QaP+/6SFBzkdZLc+iVlfRJ1q7F3axQOK3uAgEMQ41kyJVQju 
Ynn+ZnVG8qgPRnvD3DkapzmWpl/lgc+ezmA9Af6pezrFKEBP9NWZN8u53qXNKPxo 
CaIIikhoOcd+5YnrsezKvDN6ab8vWcYgrui3ecMu6AmAxnFAj+rCiQizvQCg/6V8 
sYmhkBIqTbu8eMwZ/G7OXq8D/13LtUsoLB/Z9Wtza661GtZ/O9NLiA0qlJbDOkvf 
cv9k76KvzHCshvTwM/s9sqmc5EuB4cvNNILelW0wMcQrM+NBNNxtgGf/Q4+nh0kB 
11GSOOijIEDFLSb2MIu3I1wDeFLiSD30F88MjpK517bhLIPY+xt5EtIBzFx6Xh27 
23EFA/9IZkLzO7fwAtjljWCyw72e4sxXDPO5v1GFBG+TZF9DM+Zzbfext9Wkw5MW 
DMStICIaCYAsq5ywaQUrzPe2WJfeQqNbSOi9QULnri7dg0jBOxHHPkMDy4wxKqmu 
dS4txrCedXKWALKVnFfDy2bfrLZ9WYP2YIqta3QoYvg5Qkpy+LQdS2V5ZGV0ODkg 
PGtleWRldDg5QHlhaG9vLmNvbT6JAEsEEBECAAsFAjYMk4YECwMCAQAKCRA5IB4E 
SkfiCzxJAJ9I8COJS34TOJftyPXFLHz1qpAFiwCg8c9G3jZRv4ki5MjufpPDtnOQ 
5zG5Aw0ENgyThhAMAMwdd1ckOErixPDojhNnl06SE2H22+slDhf99pj3yHx5sHId 
OHX79sFzxIMRJitDYMPj6NYK/aEoJguuqa6zZQ+iAFMBoHzWq6MSHvoPKs4fdIRP 
yvMX86RA6dfSd7ZCLQI2wSbLaF6dfJgJCo1+Le3kXXn11JJPmxiO/CqnS3wy9kJX 
twh/CBdyorrWqULzBej5UxE5T7bxbrlLOCDaAadWoxTpj0BV89AHxstDqZSt90xk 
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POGxKUAYEY18hKcKctaGxAMZyAcpesqVDNmWn6vQClCbAkbTCD1mpF1Bn5x8vYlL 
IhkmuquiXsNV6UwybwACAgv+PxYBW2jJR/SP7xiaZ0TZ8E1QsgyZfN0EBHb8oogw 
hpNmJzqjmTLWrPpTMRlHVkPxikunEnUIL1tBzrPGaz+CuUOhCFAVqXr/JwCF2ocQ 
Zus/rtucN7PPqvkC5IMYW04MvBGE4n/7pbNFelXZb790nkyOamVh0zqMokraQtfW 
mi4qQrlg0yEqiLt1JUvf/mdaSR2UdYiLMLg43oIPXmp608DjtUWXBU8nZuYLq60v 
dQde2dX82cOvlswR3/z43KGrhsklQwKZoPq1IkcP3pA9Jjqq3ltLXf5A74vFCetl 
JBoLUW0pCIuN1GcG4qAIeUusTuyX6QtO6pfvfYyNhyEF+ylJGyt93VSUssNF1wR/ 
UodXQ3NdtQAWYrNXTWwrXDN9Sm4rG/rHU/BPbd0VLC8PH8wraVluk/NzMrMdPGhj 
mnxeHcBRb0WtIA6hZt+rIJBsel7In6ayl0UbnZWFkp0AZshmh0DKBy46Tr4V2UYM 
NdjL9AemPh4kd64VmvJ2GHleiQBGBBgRAgAGBQI2DJOGAAoJEDkgHgRKR+IL3BwA 
oIkAAwmgpFp9CLq1SX4sPj871eekAKCag3rN+zsu1dh3lBJQ4lYw7TmtAg== 
=0E/c 
-----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- 

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