Windows 7 green file names

Hi Experts,

I have a bunch of files saved in a secure network location which are displaying green text for the documents title. these are a mixture of word, excel documents and VSD files.

please see screenshot

what does this mean? how to I go about resolving this (if it is even an issue to worry about)

Best Regards,

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Those are encrypted files. If it is company policy to have those files encrypted it's OK, if not... you are in trouble (somebody else encrypted those)...
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peggiegregAuthor Commented:
Thanks Predrag Jovic,

they have just been emailed across to me in a .zip format by a 3rd party in order to be compliant for card transactions.

I have contacted this 3rd party to ask them why they appear to be encrypted.

I have attempted to just open the files, save then open, copy out, but no luck.
Got nothing with luck. :)
You should be able to open files only if they export EFS certificate and then you import it to your PC.
Backup and import EFS certificate procedure
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