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APFS system volume gone after Macbook Air logic board failure

I only have partial information, and do not 100% know the exact OSx version or how full the drive was, but I think it was pretty topped out. No recent backups, important data, and I have already put ...
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How to force Disk Encryption password on boot for ALL users?

I want my MBP to be unlocked with Disk Encryption Password before getting access to the login screen. (read : I want to have two passwords prompts before the MBP can be used) Therefore, I made a ...
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Full Disk Encryption with Time Machine Backup

I don't know the appropriate setup to encrypt whole disk drive using FileVault 2 and Automatically backup it without issues. Currently, I'm using a 2nd-gen Intel i7 MBP running macOS High Sierra 10.13....
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APFS Encrypted vs APFS + FileVault?

I upgraded the SSD in a Mac Mini and I'm reinstalling Mojave via internet recovery. The disk is completely erased right now, and when creating a new partition it asks me if I want to choose APFS or ...
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Using Carbon Copy Cloner 4 to create encrypted bootable HFS+ clones from APFS source

Background According to the Carbon Copy Cloner documentation CCC4 cannot clone the Recovery HD from an APFS source to an HFS+ target: Note: CCC v4 requires an HFS+ formatted source for creating ...
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Recover overwritten Encrypted OS X volume (APFS)

Is there a possibility to recover a 2TB APFS partition that has been altered by a fomatting command to a new 2TB APFS partion (i.e. the real data has not been deleted, encryption password is knonw, ...
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APFS encrypted volume no longer accepts password

My MacBook Air (early 2015) has shown strange behavior over the last couple of weeks with crashes while the lid was closed or booting into Bootcamp partition although the MacOS partition has been set ...
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Encryption of APFS volume won't finish

A few weeks ago I told all of my three external hard drives to encrypt. This went well, macOS (10.13.4) converted them to a APFS formatted encrypted volume, except for one drive. This drive doesn't ...
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Cannot change APFS encryption password

I have a clean install of macOS High Sierra with APFS Encrypted file partition. During install I checked the "decrypt at login" option, but each have a different password. I now want to change my ...
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Change APFS Volume to case sensitive

I have a macbook pro with 1TB internal glued flash drive, of which around 600GB are full. I would like to change the volume format from APFS (case insensitive, encrypted) to APFS (case sensitive, ...
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APFS decryption stuck

A week ago, I updated my Macbook Pro to 10.13 and reformatted both internal disks (SSH and HDD) to encrypted APFS. So far the SSD is working but I have a problem with the HDD. I can't mount the APFS ...
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FileVault Encryption Issues On High Sierra (APFS)

I've recently updated to High Sierra and am now having issues with the encryption of my SSD. When upgrading I was prompted to create a new password for my user account, the dialog saying that I ...
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Which encryption model (single-key, per-file-key) does APFS use after 10.13 upgrade

Based on Apple's developer documentation, APFS appears to support three models of disk encryption: No encryption Single-key encryption Multi-key encryption with per-file keys for file data and a ...