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True Encrypt installed successfully but blank screen presented


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#1 zillah

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 06:20 PM

Dear Experts

twice on my laptop ASUS corei5 I tried to encrypted the whole hd using TE 7.1a after I formatted and reinstalled an OS (Windows7).

All this was done and working (restarting, etc.) perfectly before I started the encryption.

I had run through the steps posted in many websites, and yes, I made it through as per the attached snapshot

 

https://ssl-proxy-updated.herokuapp.com/480a493019685d841c3d054536091855f37d94ba/687474703a2f2f6936322e74696e797069632e636f6d2f3130376c34707a2e6a7067/

 

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When I restarted the laptop for testing purpose TE asked me for the passphrase yes I do remember it, after typed it in blank screen presented (no windows OS)

What could be the culprit ?

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#2 Joe C

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Posted 03 September 2014 - 06:32 PM

Never heard of True Encrypt.

I have use True Crypt before and it gave a password test before it installed so you knew everything was good

True Crypt is here:

https://www.grc.com/misc/truecrypt/truecrypt.htm

The original creators of True Crypt has stopped distribution and taken out the download

 

Although the disappearance of the TrueCrypt site, whose ever-presence the Internet community long ago grew to take for granted, shocked and surprised many, it clearly came as no surprise to the developers who maintained the site and its namesake code for the past ten years. An analysis of the extensive changes made to TrueCrypt's swan song v7.2 release, and to the code's updated v3.1 license, shows that this departure, which was unveiled without preamble, was in fact quite well planned.

 

Where did you get this software?


Edited by Joe C, 03 September 2014 - 06:33 PM.


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Posted 03 September 2014 - 07:17 PM

zillah may have made a typo error in the subject title. The screenshot he posted shows TrueCrypt Volume Creation Wizard.
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Posted 03 September 2014 - 07:36 PM

yup....kinda figur'd that too.

just wanted to know where the OP got this version of True Crypt from



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Posted 04 September 2014 - 01:14 PM

Can you post the exact steps you followed?

 

When you do a system disk encryption, TrueCrypt will do a test by forcing you to restart. I assume you passed this test?

 

The TrueCrypt installation program is digitally signed, you can check the signature if you have questions regarding the origin and integrity of your installation program.


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