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Tuesday, September 12th, 2006, 08:42 PM
Gpg4win is a installer package for Windows (95/98/ME/2000/XP/2003) with computer programs and handbooks for EMail and file encryption. Gpg4win and the software included with Gpg4win are Free Software.

GnuPG: The core; this is the actual encryption tool
WinPT: A key manager and helper for various encryption matters
GPA: Another key manager, tasts are simply different
GPGol: A plugin for Microsoft Outlook 2003 (email encryption)
GPGee: A plugin for Microsoft Explorer (file encryption)
Sylpheed-Claws: A complete email program including the plugin for GnuPG

Documentation (only in German so far):
Gpg4win für Einsteiger: A (German!) handbook specifically for newbies
Gpg4win für Durchblicker: A (German!) handbook about some background, for beginners

Gpg4win can be installed and tested with just a few mouse clicks. Of course you should be administrator of your system or have administration rights.

The best point to start is with the illustrative handbook Gpg4win für Einsteiger (so far only available in German!).