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How to compare two Truecrypt volumes

I have used up too much space on my C drive. When I set the system up, I created a 100 GB Truecrpt volume on an external 1 TB drive and was going to use it for all my data. Somehow I copied the same ...
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Encrypting GPT Windows 8.1 on a multi boot system?

I have setup LVM on LUKS for my Linux partitons which I am very happy with but I would also like to encrypt Windows 8.1. I had planned to use TrueCrypt until I learned it does not support GPT. I would ...
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How to encrypt an entire Disk with full cross platform access? [duplicate]

I would like to encrypt an external USB Hard Drive in manner that allows full access (read+write) from Ubuntu trusty, Windows 8 and optionally Android and older Windows versions. With TrueCrypt ...
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Truecrypt Causing Other Applications to Crash

Has anyone experienced Truecrypt causing their applications to crash? Our org is moving to Win7/IE9/.NET 4.5.1...several computers run a webapp that has an IE plugin. Post-upgrade the IE plugin locks ...
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Add User to Group In Registry

I accidentally made all the users on a computer non-administrators. So no one can get past UAC now. The hard drive is also encrypted with TrueCrypt, meaning I can mount it on another computer but I ...
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TrueCrypt: Encrypt Dual-Boot System Using 2 Separate Hard Drives

I know Google points to many different guides, tutorials and explanations regarding different variations and setups for encrypting multi-boot systems, but (quite surprisingly) I haven't found one ...
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How can I use TrueCrypt under windows 8.1?

I know that TrueCrypt doesn't support windows 8 because some systems have UEFI enabled. It seems that if UEFI is disabled or Windows 8 is installed on an non UEFI system TrueCrypt just works fine in ...
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TrueCrypt-ed Windows XP reseting administrative password

I have inherited a laptop running Windows XP 64bit professional from a former system admin of my Lab. The laptop is encrypted with TrueCrypt and luckily I have a password for TrueCrypt and can boot ...
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windows 8.1 upgrade fails with error code 0xc1900101-0x20017

Note that the answer accepted for this problem appears to only be applicable to systems using some form of full disk encryption. I just tried to install windows 8.1 on my laptop, but it fails to ...
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Truecypt: Write / Access / Read / to outer volume while hidden operating system is running

First time poster, looooong time reader. I feel like I've searched high and low to no avail, so here goes: If one were to have both a decoy OS and a hidden OS, and they wanted to access (ie mount and ...
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Temporarily remove TrueCrypt boot loader

Is it possible to temporarily remove/disable TrueCrypt boot loader (without removing partition encryption) and restore it later?
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Accessing a TrueCrypt Encrypted Drive from a Dead Laptop

I have an old HP pavilion laptop lying around still -it died a few months ago, but the hard drive is fine. I had it fully encrypted with true crypt (pre-boot authentication). Recently I've purchased ...
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Truecrypt Ext4 container shared over windows?

I want to create a truecrypt container using ext4 in a linux server. I also want to access the truecrypt volume over the network from a windows desktop. The docs mention something about having to ...
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Hide (Encrypted) windows installation under Linux

I've got a PC running Linux (Ubuntu, in case it makes any difference). I want to install windows (Seven) to a hidden-encrypted partition on that drive. So on boot-up I have a selection screen: If ...
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Windows 7 startup repair with Truecrypt

I have many computers encrypted with Truecrypt 7.1a (current version) with the whole drive encrypted. Today one of them shows the Windows 7 splash screen for a moment and then goes into startup ...
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Win7 Delete Files Record?

I use TrueCrypt to encrypt sensitive data. And then SugarSync to sync them to the cloud. Today I noticed that - my trucrypt file was gone from my computer - The TrueCrypt option to show my history ...
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How to defragment a large TrueCrypt volume that has barely any free space

I have a TrueCrypt 7.1a volume that is about 50 GB in size, formatted with NTFS and has close to 100 MB of free space. I have close to 300,000 files in it. When I was setting this up, I did this ...
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How to list all possible combinations for a predefined set of words?

A few years back I made a TrueCrypt password with a random combination of a few friends' first names with no names repeated (7 names to be exact). I forgot the sequence and how many names I used. I ...
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Dual Boot TrueCrypt Encrypted Windows and Linux with Grub workaround?

The Major issue of not being able to dual-boot on TrueCrypt disc encryption systems won't get out of my mind. My idea is, wouldn't it be possible to create an encrypted HDD with an Windows system on ...
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truecrypt mounting through windows service

I've created a windows service which silently mounts truecrypt volumes via command line. A couple issues have arose however; although the volume mounts correctly it won't show up in windows explorer ...
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Automatically dismount specific TrueCrypt volume in Windows

Is it possible to specify in TrueCrypt (under Windows) that some specific (not all) mounted volume has to be automatically dismounted after some period of time? In the settings I can only set auto ...
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Is it possible to decrypt a truecrypt volume using the windows login password?

If I create a truecrypt volume using my windows 7 password as a key, can I configure truecrypt/windows to automatically mount it when I login? This would probably require windows 7 support(something ...
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TrueCrypt: Encrypted partitions showing up

I used TrueCrypt to encrypt a non-system partition. The encrypted partition (i.e. the real, unreadable partition) has the letter F: and the partition that TrueCrypt decrypts on the fly has the letter ...
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Truecrypt: Encrypt 2 Windows systems on one hard drive

I've got 2 Windows 7 Systems on one hard disk. Is it possible and if so how can I encrypt both with TrueCrypt, so I can enter the password used for the first System to boot this one, or the second ...
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Encrypting a Dual-Boot Hard Drive

I have a computer dual-booting Windows 7 and Arch Linux. The Arch installation has already been encrypted with LUKS and LVM, as follows: sda Computer's Hard Drive, GRUB2 in MBR | sda1 ...
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Is it possible to mount a TrueCrypt volume to a NTFS mount point?

The question is simple really. Under Linux etc.. you can mount TrueCrypt volumes, files or partitions, to any mount point of your choosing whereas in Windows the interface only shows drive letters. ...
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Unecrypted Image of Truecrypt-Encrypted System Partition

The general tenor around the internet seems to be that you can't create images of system partitions that have been encrypted (with truecrypt) other than with dd or similar sector-by-sector copy tools. ...
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Does TrueCrypt work on systems where the user data has been moved to a seperate disk from the OS?

I have a desktop computer with a small SSD and a large hard drive... as a result, I have installed my windows OS on the SSD but have moved all user data and programs to the hard drive except for ...
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Truecrypt Encryption stops encryption at 96% complete

Initially I successfully completed a whole disk encryption of my Window 7 32 bit HP laptop with Truecrypt. Subsequently, this same laptop was knocked off a table while CC Cleaner was running. On ...
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VMware virtual HD performance with Truecrypt on the host - Use 2 GB chunks?

Configuration: I am using VMware on a laptop computer, which is truecrypted as a theft precaution. The VHDs are ceated as single growable files (i.e. not split in 2 GB chunks, no preallocation of ...
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installing linux on full disk encrypted machine [duplicate]

I have machine with windows 7 installed and full disk encryption using TrueCrypt. I'm wondering if there is a way to install linux next to windows but without reinstaling everything and loosing data? ...
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TrueCrypt messes up its drive letters

For some reason, about 50% of the time when I mount a volume with TrueCrypt, it mounts to a different drive letter, forcing me to un-mount it and re-mount it to the drive letter I need. (I mount the ...
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Chkdisk on a pre-boot authentication truecrypt drive via VirtualBox

2 drives: 150gb - Linux Mint (not encrypted) 300gb - Windows Vista 64-bit (truecrypt with preboot authentication) I need to repair my windows install (freezes trying to load a system dll, spinrite ...
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Installing Windows on an encrypted drive

Is it possible to install Windows on an already encrypted drive? Or do I need to decrypt it first, install Windows again on a partition and then recrypt it? I just need to install some tracking ...
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443 views

Full disk encryption on a dual boot system OS X/Win7 (one hard disk)

I have a macbook pro with lion on it. I'd like to put win 7 on it and dual boot it - on the same HDD. I'd also like to encrypt as much of it as possible and use open source encryption if possible. I ...
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truecrypt drive encryption NTFS compression

I have an external (non-system) drive with whole disk Truecrypt encryption. When I mount the NTFS volume there is no option to compress contents in the drive->properties. And truecrypt mounted ...
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Do I have to decrypt my hard drive when switching OS?

I have encrypted my whole laptop using TrueCrypt on Windows 7 and I would like to switch to Ubuntu. Do I have to select Permanently decrypt system partition or drive before installing Ubuntu or can I ...
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Windows system restore prior to truecrypt system encryption?

If I restore my system using Windows restore to a point prior to implementing Truecrypt total disk encryption, will Windows 7 fail to boot due to the fact that the Truecrypt drivers are no longer ...
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Truecrypt password prompt

Am trying to get it so that when I click on an encrypted file, a truecrypt password prompt appears and then upon entering correct password, windows explorer opens the newly mounted volume so that I ...
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Accessing a windows truecrypt volume using ubuntu

I have a serious problem here: My computer does not boot any more (hangs on the windows start screen), so I tried to use a Ubuntu Live CD access the files and scan for root kits, or at least back up ...
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Reinstall Windows under TrueCrypt

I usually partition my hard-drive so that the OS and applications are on C: and ll the data, including user folders such as Documents are on D:. I do this not for any performance gain, but just so I ...
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Mount encrypted partition at login for specific user

I have a partition on my Windows 7 machine that I want to encrypt, but I need it to be decrypted automatically when I log in (and not any other user), and before applications start to run. The ...
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Encrypted partition mount letter problem with TrueCrypt

I am using TrueCrypt to mount an encrypted partition when I log on to my Windows computer. However it seems that TrueCrypt doesn't consistently mount the partition under the same drive letter every ...
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Encrypted HDD 100% safe?

I guess am a bit of a paranoid ha... anyway i encrypted my HDD with truecrypt using all printable ASCII characters and the password is 64 characters long. It is quite random, certainly no dictionary ...
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TrueCrypt vs BitLocker + EFS proper usage

I need to protect sensitive data on my computers both at home & office. Home: Win 7 Ultimate, shared with others, I'm the only admin. Many people boot it. Work: Windows XP Pro under domain, ...
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Why doesn't TrueCrypt support system encryption on non-Windows machines?

Specifically, Linux. I would love to be able to use TrueCrypt consistently across all my machines, be they Windows or Linux. As it stands, I can do full-disk encryption with pre-boot authentication ...
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1answer
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Can TrueCrypt be configured to dismount volumes when you hibernate?

TrueCrypt can be configured to dismount volumes upon logoff but is it possible to dismount volumes when you hibernate windows?
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Encrypt Multiple Files into Individual Volumes Easily?

I'm looking for something like TrueCrypt, which allows me to easily and seemlessly work with a large number of encrypted files, but I'd like the files to be individually encrypted, rather than ...
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Truecrypt + Windows 7 100MB partition corrupt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Truecrypt + Windows 7 100MB partition corrupt Hi, I've got a problem. I have a new SSD where I installed W7 Ultimate. However my other drive (HDD) had W7 Ultimate with ...
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Encyrpting a Macbook with Truecrypt (Snow Leopard + Bootcamp)

I have a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard and Windows 7 Pro (Bootcamp). I have encyrpted all the company computers with truecrypt and now its the Macbooks turn. Will Truecrypt only encrypt the Win 7 ...