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The reason why you should use VeraCrypt instead of Microsoft’s BitLocker

BitLocker is Microsoft own solution in order to provide Full Disk Encryption on your Windows or on another partition.

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Windows Bitlocker option, you can control or setup your encryption here.
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Security Software

VeraCrypt 1.22 final is out

Holy moly, so many updates recently from VeraCrypt. Well, I like to see it positive and I like to remind you that this update is important, not only because it brings several new algorithm, it also fixes the bootloader problems in Windows.

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Security

VeraCrypt 1.22 Beta 7 & 8 are fixing the MBR Bootloader problem

The new VeraCrypt Beta’s fixing a major MBR problem reported by several users, including me – I posted a workaround for this. Now after 6 months the issue seems to be resolved. Beta 7 was posted March 27 2018 and even within the same week followed by Beta 8. The changelog for Beta 8 wasn’t updated yet, but it’s a pure bugfix release.

VeraCrypt 1.22 Beta 8

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Software

veracrypt-w10-patcher allows users to upgrade Windows without decrypting it first

The veracrypt-w10-patcher project is something which I wished would be integrated native into VeraCrypt, it allows the user to upgrade their Windows without the need to decrypt the system drive first.

VeraCrypt W10 Patcher

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Tips and Tricks Windows 10

Workaround for VeraCrypt pretest failure on Windows 10 Build 1709

The latest VeraCrypt Final/Beta seems to have some troubles with latest Windows changes, which means the pretest fails. This test is needed to verify if your HDD/SSD can be proper encrypted before the actual process really starts to avoid running into problems.

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