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[Discuss] TrueCrypt on a network Drive

Thanks Rich for the fast reply. ?To give you more details, this is what I did

Created a folder called TrueCrypt on the network drive.
Via TrueCrypt App, I created a volume using option "Create an encrypted file container".
I selected standard TrueCrypt volume then I entered Z:\Truecrypt\Truecrypt and selected "never save history"
I selected the default option for encryption.
Used Volume size 1 GB
Entered Password
Use filesystem NTFS moved my mouse around few times.?
Then I went back into Truecrypt, clicked on the J Drive within the Truecrypt window, selected the file on the?Z:\Truecrypt\Truecrypt and clicked Mount. ?I was able to move files in the J drive.

Few days later using the J drive, I can not get in anymore. ?What am I doing wrong?


 From: Rich Pieri <richard.pieri at>
To: discuss at 
Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 12:59 PM
Subject: Re: [Discuss] TrueCrypt on a network Drive
On Mon, 29 Oct 2012 09:14:13 -0700 (PDT)
aldo albanese <aldo_albanese at> wrote:

> password using the default options in TrueCrypt. ?I then open the
> file without the issue mapping it to a "J" Drive. ?Few days later,
> with the same password I'm unable to open it, Truecrypt is telling me
> that it is a wrong password.

NTFS is not a cluster-aware file system. If you have the container
mounted in two places at the same time then you've almost certainly
destroyed the contents.

Rich P.
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