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Just bumped into this issue too, if you change password via Settings > Users & Groups > Change Password ... you will be prompted twice, once for the File Vault original password and again for the new account password. However if you change the password via Settings > Security & Privacy > Change Password ... both will be updated, noting ...


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After a bit more googling, I found what I was looking for: https://github.com/jridgewell/Unlock Description Unlock allows the system to unlock and mount Core Storage encrypted volumes during boot. In other words, this allows you to log in as a user whose home directory is on an encrypted secondary disk without any problems.


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Download a decent but free partition tool for Windows like MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition 9 and check for a HFS+ volume at the end of the disk. The size is ~650 MB and the GUID type: 426F6F74-0000-11AA-AA11-00306543ECA. If it doesn't exist anymore - after installing Windows - go ahead and encrypt the whole drive. If it exists, try to boot to ...


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Yes, just create an encrypted disk image on the Airport Extreme. That has nothing do do with it being an Airport, or having Time Capsule functionality; you can do it on any disk that you can mount. It's not technically FileVault, but it is 128- or 256-bit AES encryption.


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It should work, but if you use SuperDuper! a workaround is necessary: I backed up my main system volume (hereinafter referred to as "System") to the unencrypted! backup volume (hereinafter referred to as "SystemBackup"). After rebooting to SystemBackup i tried to encrypt the volume SystemBackup, which wasn't successful, because the Recovery HD on the backup ...


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When you encrypt a disk with filevault 2, your mac will start up from the recovery disk to load your OS. At the login screen you enter your password to decrypt the disk. It means that it will take some more time to log you in. I think it will work as log as you have a recovery partition. But if you do not really need filevault on the external drive, i ...


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In my opinion this should work. To play safe: If you are able to create a bootable USB stick with a full blown OS installation, try it. :) The only thing I am currently thinking about is, when you started from your harddisk and encrypt an external drive, the keys for the drive (if it is bootable) need to be on the drive you are encrypting. Otherwise on boot ...



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