Truecrypt is software that is used to encrypt or decrypt (virtual) partitions or entire drives.

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Simple USB drive encryption under Windows - Best Practise?

I'm looking for an easy (!) way to encrypt (and decrypt) USB volumes under Windows 10. Easier than my current practise: Currently, I've an True Crypt file on the USB volume and a portable TrueCrypt ...
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Encrypted Virtualbox VM in a Veracrypt Volume

If I want to secure the data in my Virtualbox VM... is it significantly more secure to set this as an encrypted VM (via Virtualbox's AES disk image encryption) AND place the VM image in a Veracrypt ...
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Windows 10 (unlike Win7) keeps losing index of mounted (virtual) drive

For years I have been mounting virtual drives at logon (encrypted drives which are TrueCrypt files). In the drive properties, I set Indexing to ON. Windows 7 used to index those drives properly. ...
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encrypt a drive where the users profiles are on

I've installed win10 so that the profiles are on d: I would like to encrypt d: , but if I use bitlocker, I'm nomore able to login after that. Is there a way to handle this, and let windows decrypt ...
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TrueCrypt/VeraCrypt on one HDD with 1 encrypted, 1 unencrypted Win7 partition

I'd like to setup my laptop where one HDD has two copies of Windows 7, one encrypted and the other unencrypted. The VeraCrypt bootloader will say "Press ESC To Boot;" entering the correct password ...
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How to reinstall truecrypt on the MBR?

I've googled this so much and can't find the answer. I had a dual booted system with a TrueCrypt encrypted Windows partition and a non encrypted Ubuntu partition (accessed with GRUB2) that was ...
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Truecrypt Hidden Volume is Corrupted

Hi I have been using Truecrypt for a long time. And I encrypted 20GB drive using that. In which 15GB is outer volume and 5GB is hidden volume. Now what happened is, When I try to open the drive using ...
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boot / mount TrueCrypt / VeraCrypt system drive automatically w/o user intervention?

Currently I use Linux to do full disk encryption and have it setup where I can ssh into the box to remotely unlock the machine during boot, as it is a headless server. Since this doesn't seem possible ...
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ReFS combination with storage spaces and TrueCrypt

I would like to store data encrypted and reliable (no bit rot, mirror). Already did some testing but I am not sure at some points. For all cases: I set up a windows storage space with 2 drives (...
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Can I use VeraCrypt to encrypt both drives in my laptop?

I have Windows 10 installed on a 64 GB SSD (C:) and user files (and most programs) on a 512 GB hard drive (D:). Is it possible to encrypt both drives with VeraCrypt (an updated fork of TrueCrypt) and ...
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Recover deleted VeraCrypt partition

I have an external 1TB HDD with a NTFS partition and a Veracrypt one, or had, at least. I did a messy move trying to use the NTFS one to make a windows recovery media, to find out the hard way that ...
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Can't mount volume in TrueCrypt

I have external HDD where was created number of partitions, one of them is standart truecrypt volume. But now it can't be mounted, it doesn't shown in Select device dialog. I see this partition in ...
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TrueCrypt disk filestamp updated, even when no files changed?

I'm using TrueCrypt volumes for a bunch of files I'd like to secure and backup as a whole, and found out that since some time, the timestamp of the TrueCrypt volume file is updated even when I only ...
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No space left on device - although there is plenty of space and inodes

I have a USB disk with truecrypt volume for backup. This truecrypt volume occupies almost the whole USB disk. USB disk and the truecrypt volume have both NTFS format. When I tried to copy a directory ...
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TrueCrypt crashed during encryption, files recoverable?

I was encrypting a ~4.5TB external drive with TrueCrypt and it crashed at roughly 0.04% completion when I attempted to pause it. I've tried a few tools in an attempt to recover my files, however they ...
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What happen if windows infected with ransomware malware and the windows already fully encrypted with TrueCrypt?

can ransomware encryption overwrite TrueCrypt encryption? what will happen then
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right click and generate truecrypt volume from contents

has any one found a way to take the contents of a folder and programiticly generate a volume for it in truecrypt that is just the right size? like in windows how you right click and select send to ...
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Veracrypt decrypt multiple drives at boot

I want to encrypt my C:\ and D:\ drive using veracrypt. And have them both decrypted at boot. C:\ hosts my OS (win8.1) and D:\ holds most of my installed applications since C:\ only has 90GB of ...
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Is it possible to have a cross-platform USB drive encryption when the Mac is locked down?

Is it possible to encrypt a USB drive cross-platform between Windows and OS X Yosemite when the Mac does not allow software installation? I heard that TrueCrypt is cross-platform, but you need admin ...
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Linux as a hidden operating system in Truecrypt?

I know, for example, that you cannot encrypt a system partition with Linux on it, only with Windows, if you have only one OS. But I wonder if you can use the "Hidden OS" feature and make Windows your ...
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Storing EncFS's config file in SmartCard/Token

I used to store a random generated keyfile in a SmartCard and TrueCrypt was able to access this keyfile using PKCS #11. I'm trying EncFS now. Some people complain about it storing some of its ...
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Script to test wordlist against Truectypt volume?

I forget the password for one of my truecrypt volumes. I remember part of the password and have an idea what other parts could be. I want to crate worldlist of all password variations that come to my ...
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Remove TrueCrypt encrypted partition

I have a laptop that someone gave me to reinstall windows on. The problem is, it's encrypted with TrueCrypt and they do not know the password. So I figured I would just boot up gparted and remove all ...
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How would I encrypt my whole Linux filesystem with Veracrypt?

I'm running Kali Dojo 2.0 and I'd like to encrypt the entire drive. I've encrypted my Windows 7 Home Premium drive with Veracrypt, and it was a simple setup and I'd like to do something similar on ...
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Encrypting files in Mac OS: Are there any possible security issues with the AES - DMG encryption method via DiskUtility?

I was wondering how the 256-AES encryption method contained in DiskUtility in Apple Mac OSX works compared to other open source encryption applications out there. This method is found under the Disk ...
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A really secure file encryption solution [closed]

I, as many others, used TrueCrypt. It's not a good solution anymore because all encrypted files are stored in a single volume file. I also used BoxCryptor, its advantage is that it encrypts each file ...
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Installation issues github program: truecrack

I am trying to install TrueCrack from github: https://github.com/lvaccaro/truecrack . As the description says I do this: cd truecrackDirectory ./configure --enable-cpu make However, when I do the ...
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USB drive software encryption?

I would like to easily encrypt/decrypt a USB key on my PC. I used to use TrueCrypt which appears to be not secure anymore. I found an alternative named VeryCrypt, but, I would better trust a low ...
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True crypt - input form is too short

I have a file that contains an encrypted TrueCrypt volume, along with the password. It is a few year old now, and I wish to decrypt it. The problem is that I downloaded truecrypt on both osx and ...
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TrueCrypt - ran “decrypt” by accident on wrong disk which was not encrypted - how to “encrypt” it back?

basically I had normal, not encrypted disk, which I thought is my truecrypt drive. I booted from TrueCrypt Rescue Disk.iso and selected "Permanent Decrypt my data". It complained about key data being ...
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Corruption of a TrueCrypt file

Dear superuser people, this is my first question on the site so if I'm doing something wrong I apologize in advance :-) I've been using TrueCrypt for a few years now, not knowing they stopped ...
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Veracrypt volume automatically dismounting after a few minutes

I have an external backup hard drive encrypted with VeraCrypt. It mounts fine, but after only a few minutes, even if I'm in the middle of copying something over to the drive, it auto-dismounts. I am ...
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Can I encrypt a drive from a TrueCrypt rescue disk?

I have a PC with 2 TC (TrueCrypt) drives (C and D), same password. The C drive (system drive with Win 8.1) was going bad and I couldn't start Windows anymore, so I started to do a lot of things on it ...
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How to recover data from an encrypted HDD which was demolished by a “Microsoft Reserved Partition”

So I reinstalled Windows 7 and apparently something went wrong: during the install I had two drives connected (drive A & B), I selected drive A for Windows to be installed to. Later I noticed that ...
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How secure is VeraCrypt by IDRIX when compared to the now defunct TrueCrypt?

I would like to know how safe is VeraCrypt by IDRIX to use when compared to TrueCrypt, which as the webiste states is unsecure. Had IDRIX managed to fix all the security bugs in TrueCrypt or is there ...
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Cloning/Imaging A Mounted TrueCrypt/VeraCrypt Volume

From VeraCrypt's documentation (here, section "System Partitions"), it sounds like one should be able to: 1) Boot a PE (or secondary OS), 2-3) Create & mount a new, empty encrypted volume (...
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Using BitLocker for the boot drive and TruCrypt for data drive protection using Windows 10 Pro

Can I use BitLocker to encrypt system drive and use TruCrypt to encrypt my internal data drives running Windows 10 Pro. have been using Trucrypt for years and like it's features for data drive ...
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TrueCrypt drive letter remains after dismount

I have a system on a Windows 2008 Server, inside a TrueCrypt volume. The volume is in the Administrator user folder, owned by the Administrator. Dismounting the volume from the Administrator account ...
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Using GRUB to boot into encrypted windows disk

This is similar to other questions already asked here before. Still none of them actually answered my problem. My PC has two SSDs. One containing Windows 7, one containing Kubuntu 15.04. The Linux ...
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Is it safe to mount my Truecrypt container directly from my Dropbox folder?

Apart from any discussion on if Truecrypt is still considered safe in terms of encryption (for the sake of discussion we asume it is): I'm running Linux Mint 17. I have the dropbox application ...
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veracrypt volume (FAT) created on Mac OS, placed in Box cloud, is empty on Windows 7

I created a veracrypt FAT volume on my MacOS (10.9.5) in the 'Box Sync' folder I placed a jpeg file in this volume and then dismounted I have a Windows 7 PC that has Box Sync, which I used to sync. ...
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Is it possible to create more than one hidden volume within an encrypted volume?

You can create an encrypted hidden volume from an outer encrypted volume within Truecrypt or it's fork, Veracrypt... but is it possible to create more than one hidden volume within an outer encrypted ...
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How to decrypt single file or folder?

In the proces of encrypting the whole drive, an error occured and my drive was broken. I've managed to recover all files. However, some of them were still encrypted. I've tried using TrueCrypt, but ...
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How do I encrypt specific files without moving them?

I share a Windows Vista computer with one other user. We're both administrators. I'd like to encrypt the files that are on my side so that if the other user changes my password they won't be able to ...
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Backup encrypted SSD

Last year I used Truecrypt in my Windows and securelly backuping it was very easy: I just copied the container file to an external HD and I was ready to go. But now I have a Samsung EVO SSD. It has a ...
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How exactly does TrueCrypt work

I have some questions about how TrueCrypt and other Encryption Software work. TrueCrypt overrides the Bootcode in the MBR. Is there any other TrueCrypt Code on the disk which is not encrypted (Chain ...
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Upgraded to Windows 10 and now I can't access TrueCrypt partition

I have upgraded to Windows 10 and now I can't access the TrueCrypt partition anymore. Now I know I should have decrypted --> upgraded ---> encrypted but now it's too late. I can't seem to find the ...
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Truecrypt: Can't decrypt non-system partition after decrypting system partition

I have a very strange problem and couldn't find help anywhere, so here it goes: I have one hard drive with two partitions (C and D) for Windows and everything else, both completely encrypted with ...
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Is it possible to create multiple hidden volumes within an encrypted volume?

You can create an encrypted hidden volume from an outer encrypted volume within Truecrypt or it's fork, Veracrypt... but is it possible to create more than one hidden volume within an outer encrypted ...
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GRUB2 load other Truecrypt disk with rescue disk

I am trying to automaticly load my Windows encrypted partition with a keyfile from my GRUB2 but my Windows is on another disk. My layout at the moment looks like this NAME MAJ:MIN RM ...