GPG Keychain: password forgotten

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11 Apr, 2018 06:51 PM

hello i forgot my passphrase from along time ago. If i reset my computer to factory setting will the gpg restore to normal so i can start a new key and phrase

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 11 Apr, 2018 07:14 PM

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    Hi Jordan,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite.

    This KB-article explains what to do if you forgot your password or lost access to your secret key.

    There is no need to reset your mac. If you can revoke the old key and create a new key.

    Let me know if the KB is helpful or if you need further assistance.


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