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You might install CrystalRich's LockHunter to see what processes have open file handles for the TrueCrypt volume. Is your AV accessing files? re: "TrueCrypt discontinued," it has already been partially audited and no major flaw or backdoor (in AES) has been found. See How-To Geek and E. Ciurana for comments on TrueCrypt. If you do want to switch encryption ...
Check for VeraCrypt, seems that they will continue development of TrueCrypt. Note1: What i see is that they took the source code of TrueCrypt and continue from there. Note2: I do not know if VeraCrypt supports UEFI (GPT discs)
Locate the bottleneck and decide how it can be removed. For instance: If you see that the CPU activity is locked at 100%, it may mean that the bottleneck is there. Try to do the restoration using another machine having a more powerful CPU. Are you using a USB external disk? USB may slow, consider an alternative way to connect your disk if the bottleneck ...
You can use a simple bash script to do so. Try truecrypt --help for the right commands. Basically it should be something like truecypt --quiet -k /path/to/keyfile /path/to/container /path/to/mountpoint Something similiar is possible for unmounting. Now you just have to execute the bash scripts at logon / logoff, google should help here.
In my experience, you can open LUKS-encrypted drives created on the Linux side with DoxBox in Windows. But if you create OTFE-encrypted volumes or files with DoxBox, your only hope of opening them in Linux is to install DoxBox in Linux via WINE.
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