This article describes how to encrypt individual files using PGP 8.x.
Public-Key File Encryption
|Note: If you will be emailing this as a binary file and are using an older email application, you may need to select the check box labeled 'Text Output' to save the file as ASCII text. This will increase the size of the encrypted file by about 30%.
Conventional File Encryption
Current Window EncryptionPGP's Current Window encryption feature allows you to encrypt the text of whatever window is the 'current window' on your screen at the moment. This feature is accessible by clicking your PGPtray icon(gray or gold padlock in system tray).
Clipboard EncryptionPGP's Clipboard encryption feature allows you to encrypt data which has been copied to the Windows Clipboard. Thus when you paste the information from the clipboard, it is pasted as encrypted text.