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Recipient of Sensitive Data

If you are receiving a 7 zip file with sensitive data that is password protected use the following instructions to gain access to the file and its’ contents:

    1. Download 7 zip (Click here for instructions)
    2. Retrieve email with zipped/encrypted file
    3. Download the file onto your computer
    4. Open 7 zip manager.Right-click the file, point to the “7-Zip” submenu, and then click the “Open Archive” command.


5.  Navigate to the downloaded file through the 7 zip manager

open zip file with 7-zip

6. After you click OK in Extraction path and options, in the password box that opens up enter the correct password then click “Ok” to unzip the file.

open password protected zip file in 7-zip