Truecrypt is software that is used to encrypt or decrypt (virtual) partitions or entire 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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Truecrypt rescue disk not working on boot partion to recover password?

I installed some Windows XP updates last night. My boot partition is fully encrypted with Truecrypt. When I tried to boot it up tonight it just keeps saying incorrect password! I tried to restore key ...
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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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Google Drive inside TrueCrypt folder

I want my Google Drive files to be locally stored in an encrypted way with TrueCrypt. There are two ways of doing this: put an encrypted folder inside your GDrive-folder, or put your GDrive-folder ...
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Truecrypt password proble m, have recovery disk

I am trying to log in to a laptop that has not been used since the end of last year. The laptop has Truecrypt 7.1 along with Windows 7. I am 99% sure i am using the correct password. On entering the ...
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What happens if TrueCrypt-encrypted external drive is unplugged without first dismounting TrueCrypt volume?

I have an external USB hard drive containing a partition that is encrypted with TrueCrypt. What happens if I unplug the drive from my Windows 10 computer without first dismounting the TrueCrypt volume ...
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How to fix Truecrypt MBR using Command Prompt or Linux live USB?

I was playing with TrueCrypt and decided to make a fresh installation of Windows 7 from USB stick. Unfortunately Windows 7 installer: "setup was unable to create a new system partition" My entire ...
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Formatting a truecrypt volume on windows: Truecrypt failed to obtain administrator privileges

Following shaneselman's advice (http://www.hanselman.com/blog/TheComputerBackupRuleOfThree.aspx), I'm setting up a 2TB external drive as a backup, and encrypting it using TrueCrypt. This is under ...
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Which TrueCrypt Algorithm is the safest?

If performance is of no concern, which TrueCrypt algorithm is the safest to use? AES Serpent Triple DES Twofish AES-Twofish AES-Twofish-Serpent Serpent-AES Serpent-Twofish-AES Twofish-Serpent
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How to recover TrueCrypt partition deleted with Windows Disk Manager

I got a whole HDD encrypted with TrueCrypt (one partition, non-system disk). I have deleted this partition by coincidence with windows 7 disk manager. Now, I can't mount the TrueCrypt disk (saying ...
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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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Setting Windows 7's Recycle Bin to automatically have a default disk space allocation for deleted files from newly mounted drives

How do I set Windows 7's Recycle Bin to automatically have a default disk space allocation for deleted files from external hard drives and TrueCrypt-mounted volumes? I remember that in Windows XP, I ...
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TrueCrypt dismount on Windows 8.1 keeps prompting: “volume contains files or folders being used by applications or system”

I have a volume mounted by TrueCrypt. All works fine, except when I try to dismount it (after verifying I don't have any application or explorer using anything in it). Every time I click the Dismount ...
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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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TrueCrypt: In-place-encryption with re-use of original drive letter possible?

I want to encrypt a non-system partition with TrueCrypt in Windows 7, and I would like to re-use the previous drive letter. Is this possible? The TrueCrypt documentation is not really clear about ...
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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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Truecrypt system encryption lag spikes

Im running system encryption on my laptop with truecrypt. Every time it comes back from sleep, and then randomly every hour or so, it will freeze up for 30-50 seconds. The mouse will still work, but ...
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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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How do I autorun applications after mounting a TrueCrypt container?

I would like my TrueCrypt virtual drive to act as a newly inserted USB drive or CD/DVD by executing commands in the partition's autorun.inf file. I've read several suggestions online including ...
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Security considerations with TrueCrypt and Intel Rapid Start

I'd like to encrypt my Windows system partition with TrueCrypt on my new notebook. It's using an SSD and supports Intel Rapid Start technology. As far as I've understood it, the computer only goes ...
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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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TrueCrypt Corrupted MFT : Can't access data after successful volume header restore

I'm having a very similar issue here and don't feel confident on attempting to fix it without some knowledgeable guidance, hoping I can get some assistance Background: I mount a volume onto my E ...
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Truecrypt: Encrypt entire drive without having a CD/DVD drive

When I try to encrypt my laptop using TrueCrypt, it wants me to create a rescue disk and verify it. However, the laptop does not have a CD drive or a DVD drive, and I don't own something that can be ...
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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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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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Windows 7 won't boot (encrypted with Truecrypt 7.1a)

How the problem occured: My laptop randomly shut's down (probably overheated). After the last shutdown it could not boot windows anymore I could choose to use startuprepair or start windows normally ...
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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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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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Truecrypt Rescue disk unique for each system?

I want to decrypt an external USB harddrive wich I have encrypted using Truecrypt system encryption. I want to use a laptop for this which harddrive is also system encrypted using Truecrypt. Both are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Forgot password - Rescue Disk does not work

I have entire drive encrypted by TrueCrypt. What is sad is that I forgot my password since I changed it to a more complex one. I have a Rescue Disc created with an old password. Unfortunately, I'm not ...
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How to properly image a truecrypt system partition?

A couple of times now I have imaged a truecrypt system partition in windows. When the system has crashed on me I've attempted to recover the system only for truecrypt to not boot the recovered system. ...
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Dropbox on a TrueCrypt volume eats over 6GB of RAM, possible memory leak with memory-mapped files

I am using Dropbox with my folder on a TrueCrypt volume on an HP Pavilion Touch 14-N009LA with an AMD A8-4555 APU, 8 GB of RAM and Windows 8.1. When I run Dropbox, after about 15 minutes my RAM usage ...
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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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Windows 10 upgrade and Truecrypt

Can you safely upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 when using Truecrypt 7.1a without risk of corrupting the bootloader and without first decrypting the drive?
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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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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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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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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 ...