Truecrypt bootloader overwritten...I think. Data recoverable?
December 29, 2012 1:14 PM Subscribe
Truecrypt bootloader overwritten - I think. What can I do?
posted by Philosopher Dirtbike to computers & internet (2 answers total)
So, I got a new SSD hardrive. I installed it along side my primary disk, and my plan was to install Windows 7 onto the new drive, then pull all the information off the new drive by mounting it from the new Windows installation. My primary disk is running Windows 7 and has a truecrypt-encrypted system partition.
When I installed Windows 7 on the new drive, it overwrote the truecrypt bootloader on the old drive, I think, because it doesn't come up anymore. I've been searching for my truecrypt rescue disk, but I can't seem to find it. I can't mount the drive within Windows, because it says it is in use, which leads me to believe that Windows mucked with it somehow.
Are my truecrypt keys still in there somewhere, or have I lost everything?