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I'd like to password protect an existing partition on my mac using TrueCrypt.

I selected the partition using "Select Device", but I'm not sure what exactly is the process, can someone please tell me the steps briefly.

Many thanks.

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  • Create a volume (you probably want to select "Entire system drive")
  • Follow instructions based on your preferences (example: multiboot options)
  • Set encryption algorithm on volume
  • Set volume password
  • You will be prompted for a password before booting into the GUI as shown below:

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This blog has an a post titled "Create an Encrypted Partition on Mac OS X using Truecrypt".

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