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Windows 7: Will TrueCrypt work on Windows 7 Starter?

12 Oct 2013   #1
techhead287

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Will TrueCrypt work on Windows 7 Starter?

Hello everyone,

I have a Windows 7 Starter machine, and I would like to use TrueCrypt to create a virtual encrypted drive. But, I am worried that it won't work because I hear Windows 7 Starter does not support EFS (encrypting file system). Would TrueCrypt work on Windows 7 Starter?

Thanks.


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12 Oct 2013   #2
Dude

Windows 8.1 Pro + Windows 10
 
 

Yes, truecrypt will work with Windows 7 starter
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13 Oct 2013   #3
techhead287

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Okay thanks.

Just wanted to check.
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14 Oct 2013   #4
andrew129260

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

Just wanted to add something here:

@techhead287

You were most likely thinking about bitlocker which is a Microsoft technology that is only available in ultimate and enterprise editions.

Trucrypt is a third party program and therefore would not have this limitation.
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