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Filevault is damaged and needs to be repaired, I need the data!

tbogert asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-12
I just upgraded to Leopard, everything went well, all my files and programs ran perfectly after the upgrade. First time I restarted the machine is gave me the "Your Filevault is taking up more space than needed..." so I said Continue as I have in the past. It restarted and now on Login is says that my Filevault cannot be opened and needs to be repaired, I choose Continue to repair it, it then says the Filevault could not be repaired and that I cannot login. I only have the one account on this machine but I desperately need the documents I have stored in my Filevault. I had a backup but as soon as I got Leopard running I wanted to try "Timemachine" so I erased the external HDD volume that I keep my backup on. Am I completely screwed? Thanks, Todd
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