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What version, and did you do a force crypt or a normal safe crypt?
If it was the forced, let it finish, then fix the problems. If it was the normal, don't worry, it will only touch encrypted sectors as marked in the region lists. You can look at the disk info later and fix the end of the drive.
If this is v4, you don't have the safe option, so again, let it finish and then fix things.
Thanks for the quick reply!
To be honest I'm not sure which version it is, but it wasn't a forced cryption.
Going by the machine I am using at the moment (which is running off the same server)
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\SbAlg.sys, 4, 2, 11, 0, August 13, 2008 20:51:42, 44976, SafeBoot FIPS AES Algorithm (256 bit), SafeBoot Security System, 4, 2, 11, 0
C:\Windows\system32\drivers\SbFlop.sys, 5, 2, 2, 4, October 02, 2009 09:18:16, 34480, McAfee Endpoint Encryption Floppy Disk Access Control Driver, McAfee Endpoint Encryption, 5, 2, 2, 4
It could be v4 ?
I guess I shall just have to wait until the tomorrow when it will finally have finished, it's only up to 9% now
then just decrypt the last 63 sectors.
Start Sector: 63
End Sector: 0312576704
Sector Count: 0312383925
The new start sector for decryption should now be: 0312576641 ?
if you didnt use the force option, it will only touch currently encrypted sectors, so nothing bad will happen. Simply look at the disk info when it finishes - the region list will tell you want's still encrypted.
Ok thanks again, will report in tomorrow.
Have a good evening.
if you accidentlly use force crypt from 0 then try use testdisk to recover back your partition
what is this "testdisk" you speak of? Some kind of tool? Do you have a link to it?
It's actually a lot easier just to encrpyt sector 0 so you get the MBR back, then you know where the first partition starts, so just encrypt from sector 1 to the sector prior to the first partition (which should give you a bunch of zero sectors).
You;re righ just crypt back sector 0 and you will get back your disk header information
Sector 1 to 62 is just a partition gap same if you have many partition you will notice partition gap in between of them which arounds 62 sector
testdisk - partition recovery http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
ONLY work if the disk already decrypted/unencrypted - because it's checking the hardisk for potential available partition type.
Okya, sorry for the delayed feedback the drive ended up taking a lot longer to decrypt.
Got all the data off that I needed to save with no problems and reInstalled the OS.
Thanks for your help.