Veracrypt won't mount volume

I have a Veracrypt volume that was mounted on my PC. My PC rebooted while the volume was still mounted and now the volume won't mount. I get this message when attempting to mount the volume. I've tried mounting with the backup header option with no luck. Is there anything that I can do to get the volume mounted/
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jfhollowaySr. Systems AdministratorAsked:
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AlanConsultantCommented:
Hi,

I have had something similar happen to me, and I could not get it re-mounted.

Best option is to restore a backup unfortunately.

You will lose anything you put in or updated through the day (if the backup was run last night) - I don't think there is anything you can do about that.


Alan.
btanExec ConsultantCommented:
Since the backup header does not help, the VeraCrypt volume may be corrupted (or the volume is unformatted).

I am thinking if there is such following error reported: "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.". If it does then it is to find that application then disable or uninstall this interfering application, which is usually an anti-virus utility, a disk management application, etc.

Otherwise as Alan advised bacup restore and move on...
https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/wikipage?title=Troubleshooting
btanExec ConsultantCommented:
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jfhollowaySr. Systems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I work around I found is to mount the device with a drive letter in Windows then select that option when mounting the device in VeraCrypt. For example, when I connected my external drive in device manager I made it the Z: drive then when I went to mount the device in VeraCrypt I selected the \device\harddisk1\partition1 z: and then my password worked and it mounted the drive.

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jfhollowaySr. Systems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I found the work around on my own.
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