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"-RECURSE" or "-R" - process file(s) in sub-folders

Enables processing of files in subfolders of the specified folder. It can be used with the commands: ENCRYPT, ENCRYPTRSA, DECRYPT, DECRYPTRSA, SHRED, SFX






a) encrypt contents of drive E:. Securely delete original files after encryption. Please note, if any file was encrypted with errors, it will NOT be deleted.

AEP encrypt="supakuja" -r -dny=s e:\*.*

b) wipe ALEX01.JPG, ALEX02.JPG, ALEXAA.JPG and other similar files files from drive D:

AEP sd -recurse d:\alex*.jpg


By Default the recurse mode is off, i.e. files are processed in the current folder only (and not in subfolders)


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