HOW TO: Install PGP Command Line on Windows
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HOW TO: Install PGP Command Line on Windows


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PGP Command Line


This article details how to install PGP Command Line on Windows systems.



Installing PGP Command Line on Windows

To install PGP Command Line onto a Windows system:

  1. Close all Windows applications.

  2. Download the installer application,, to a known location on your system.

  3. Unzip the file You will get the following file:

  4. Double click on PGPCommandLine105Win.msi.

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

  6. If prompted, restart your machine. A restart is needed only if other PGP products are also installed on the same machine.

The Windows PGP Command Line application, pgp.exe, is installed into:
C:\Program Files\PGP Corporation\PGP Command Line\

After you run PGP Command Line for the first time, its home directory will be created automatically in the user's home directory:

Application data is stored in the directory:

Locations may be different for the different Windows versions.