Originally Posted by andym900
If you used the built in encryption in Vista and you do not have a key or recovery cert, then it is IMPOSSIBLE to recover any files. Not even the "cops" or any forensic company can crack the files.
This happened to me ONE TIME and it will never happen again!!!
In the future you may want to consider a online backup solution. I use IDrive. You get 2GB free storage and you could store your keys their. For $49.00 a year you get 150GB of storage....plenty for the typical home user.