MacGPG: Decryption Failed error

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22 Dec, 2017 03:34 PM

Which of our tools is giving you problems? GPG Keychain

Describe your problem. Add as much detail as possible. Hi, i cannot decrypt any messages or files, even text that i have encrypted myself. This is the error i keep getting:

Decrypt failed! (Inappropriate ioctl for device)
Code = 32870

thanks in advance

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Luke Le on 22 Dec, 2017 05:28 PM

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    Hi Javon,

    due to an error in our previous stable release, a custom version of GnuPG was preferred over our own, which lead to the problems described by you.
    Our latest release, GPG Suite 2017.3 addresses this issue.

    Please find it on

    Hope this helps.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 26 Mar, 2018 05:02 PM

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    Closing, since no further user feedback was received. Should your problem persist, feel free to re-open this discussion any time.

    All the best, steve

  3. Steve closed this discussion on 26 Mar, 2018 05:02 PM.

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