Enable or Disable Encrypting File System in Windows 11

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How to Enable or Disable Encrypting File System in Windows 11How to Enable or Disable Encrypting File System in Windows 11

 

How to Enable Encrypting File System in Windows 11
1. In the taskbar, click the Search icon.
2. In the search bar, type Command Prompt.
3. Run the command prompt as administrator.
4. To enable the EFS feature, write the below command and hit Enter:

 

fsutil behavior set disableencryption 0
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How to Disable File System Encryption in Windows 11
1. In the taskbar, click the Search icon.
2. In the search bar, type Command Prompt.
3. Run the command prompt as administrator.
4. To disable the EFS feature, write the below command and hit Enter:

 

fsutil behavior set disableencryption 1
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This didn't work for me. Is there a recent update that took away the option to enable EFS from the command prompt? I restarted and still cannot use this feature. @ammarjaved 

Same here. I reckon that the 'Device Encryption' option under the 'Privacy and Security' settings should be present on the computer in order to enable EFS, innit?

You would think so but it's not available on Windows 11 as far as I'm seeing unless it's reserved to Enterprise users. @Shubham1595 

Have you checked for it in Windows 11 Pro?                                            If what you're claiming is the fact, what do you think makes it exclusive to Windows 11 Enterprise?@bmloveoffficial