## How to make Enigmail work with gpg4win

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### How to make Enigmail work with gpg4win

Recent gpg4win installations (versions 1.1.0 and 1.1.1) contain an error that makes Enigmail unusable with gpg4win. However, there is a workaround for how to make it work reliably. Just follow these instructions (assuming that you choose the default installation directory for gpg4win):

• Go to the menu OpenPGP > Preferences
• In the section Files and Directories, activate the checkbox "Override with" (Enigmail v0.95.x only)
• Enter the following path: C:\Program Files\GNU\GnuPG\gpg.exe

Note: The problem is that gpg4win creates a wrong entry in the Windows PATH environment variable. Alternatively, instead of the workaround above, it is also possible to change the PATH such that "\pub" is removed from C:\Program Files\GNU\GnuPG\pub.
Last edited by patrick on 20th Jul 2007 07:30, edited 1 time in total.

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