Can TrueCrypt encrypt a drive already in use?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by rapid, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. rapid

    rapid Limp Gawd

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    As the title says, does anyone know if TrueCrypt is able to encrypt a drive that's already been formatted and had files copied to it, without losing those files?
     
  2. AMD_Gamer

    AMD_Gamer [H]ard as it Gets

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    And it takes a REALLY long time.
     
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    rapid Limp Gawd

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    Fair enough, thanks for the replies
     
  5. AMD_Gamer

    AMD_Gamer [H]ard as it Gets

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    Maybe if you have a CPU that does not have hardware AES. I did my 80GB laptop sand took 20-30 minutes.