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Every time I try full system encryption with truecrypt (AES) I'm getting a 'pretest failed' message after my test reboot. The thing is, nothing actually fails, I get a password prompt from the boot loader, windows start correctly first time.

I'm using a samsung 1TB HDD with NTFS, AES encryption, 7 Pass US DoD 5220, default hash algorithm.

I'm really lost when it comes to looking at ways to by pass this but I do genuinely need my system encrypted.

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Were you using an algorithm other than AES? Please post a screenshot of the settings used. –  Jim G. Aug 28 '12 at 22:59
I'm having the same problem and I can't find a single result on Google about how to troubleshoot the problem. –  Shiki Aug 30 '13 at 12:26
Ever find a solution to this? –  crdx Mar 11 '14 at 11:30

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