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encrypted drive does not boot

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I am encrypting a system drive with Truecrypt after it successfully finishes and I reboot I enter the password and it says that No bootable partition found. PS I am installing on a SSD.
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noxchoIT Product Manager
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As far as I remember TrueCrypt warns about encrypting system volume. Did you get any warning before you started encryption?
Also does it boot if you decrypt the volume completely?
Rich RumbleSecurity Samurai
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SSD's and flash-drives that are fully encrypted don't preform well when using TC, in fact you will hurt your HD performance without question, maybe even to the degree that your SSD is slower than a "normal" harddrive...
http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/?s=wear-leveling
You also have to disable page-files before doing FDE, then enable them after fully encrypting the drive:
http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/?s=wear-leveling
-rich
Rich RumbleSecurity Samurai
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http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/?s=paging-file is the proper link for the page-file details.
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I am aware of the performance issues. And I doubt that page-files would cause the system to not see the bootable partition. There are no problems with full system encryption I used to have it on a regular drive and it worked perfectly. Any other ideas?
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