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Installation and Configurations + User Interface

By Qaisar Ayub & Sulma Rashid sheikhqaisar@gmail.com

Installing PGP
System Requirement (Operating System)
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4) Windows Server 2003 (Service Pack 1 and 2) Windows XP Professional 32-bit (Service Pack 2 or 3) Windows XP Professional 64-bit (Service Pack 2) Windows Vista (all 32- and 64-bit editions, Windows 7 (all 32- and 64-bit editions Service Pack 1 and 2)

System Requirement (Hardware)
512 MB of RAM 64 MB hard disk space

How to Install Uninstalling PGP Desktop Moving PGP from one machine to another
pubring.pkr and secring.skr

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The PGP Desktop User Interface

PGP User Interface
Accessing PGP Desktop Features

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PGP User Interface
Accessing PGP Desktop Features

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PGP User Interface
PGP ICON

Normal 0peration

Passpharse Encryption/Decryption Disabled

Busy

PGP User Interface
Right click/Left click on tray icon

View Notifier. Displays the last incoming and outgoing message notifiers View PGP Log. Displays the PGP Desktop Log. Use the PGP Desktop Log to see what actions PGP Desktop is taking to Secure your data. Open PGP Viewer. Opens PGP Viewer so you can decrypt email out of the mail stream. Open PGP Desktop. Opens the PGP Desktop main screen. You can also open PGP Desktop by double-clicking the PGP Desktop Tray icon Clear Caches. Clears from memory any cached information, such as passphrases and cached public keys. Unmount PGP Virtual Disks. Unmounts all mounted PGP Virtual Disk volumes. Current Window. Lets you use PGP Desktop functionality (Decrypt & Verify, Encrypt & Sign, Sign, Encrypt) on the contents of the current window. Clipboard. Lets you use PGP Desktop functionality (Decrypt & Verify, Encrypt & Sign, Sign, Encrypt) on the contents of the Clipboard. Also lets you clear or edit the contents of the Clipboard.

Achievement
We have under stand the user interface of PGP

Using Shortcut Menus in Windows Explorer
Right Click on File

Using Shortcut Menus in Windows Explorer
Right Click on Hard drive

Using Shortcut Menus in Windows Explorer
Right Click on Folder

PGP Desktop Notifier alerts

WHAT ?
Displays the small information box that tells the status of incoming and outgoing messages as well as IM Messaging service.

Features
See if an incoming email is properly decrypted and/or signed. See if an outgoing email is properly encrypted and/or signed. Stop an email message from being sent if the encryption options are not what you want. View a quick summary of the sender, subject, and encryption key of an email. Review, at any time, the status of previous incoming or outgoing messages for that Windows session.

Achievement
We have understand concept of PGP Notifire and its administration

Notifire Administration

Viewing PGP Log
What?
See what actions PGP desktop has been taking to secure the data.

PGP desktop users are known as managed users as all settings, configurations, policies available in their PGP desktop software.

Viewing PGP Log
How to access?

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PGP LOG INTERFACE

References
http://www.pgp.com/products/email_protection/index.html