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BUG REPORT: PGP Encryption of large files fails with error: "Unable to save (Bad passphrase: -11500...)


Article ID: 156884


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Symantec Products


When you encrypt a file with PGP  Desktop using PGP Zip, if the file is large, the encryption fails.

The following error message can be seen: "Unable to save (Bad passphrase: -11500...)"


Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers. This issue is currently being considered by Symantec Corporation to be addressed in a forthcoming version or Maintenance Pack of the product.  Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the issue will be reflected here.

Applies To

This error can only be seen on PGP  Desktop Standalone version.