Introduction

Beginner's Tutorial

System Encryption

 Supported Systems

 Hidden Operating System

 Rescue Disk

Plausible Deniability

 Hidden Volume

  Protection of Hidden Vol.

  Security Requirements

 Hidden Operating System

Parallelization

Pipelining

Hardware Acceleration

Encryption Algorithms

 AES

 Serpent

 Twofish

 Cascades

Hash Algorithms

 RIPEMD-160

 SHA-512

 Whirlpool

Technical Details

 Notation

 Encryption Scheme

 Modes of Operation

 Header Key Derivation

 Random Number Gen.

 Keyfiles

 Volume Format Spec.

 Standards Compliance

 Source Code

TrueCrypt Volume

 Creating New Volumes

 Favorite Volumes

 System Favorite Volumes

Main Program Window

 Program Menu

 Mounting Volumes

Supported Systems

Portable Mode

Keyfiles

Tokens & Smart Cards

Language Packs

Hot Keys

Security Model

Security Requirements

 Data Leaks

  Paging File

  Hibernation File

  Memory Dump Files

 Unencrypted Data in RAM

 Physical Security

 Malware

 Multi-User Environment

 Authenticity and Integrity

 New Passwords & Keyfiles

 Password/Keyfile Change

 Trim Operation

 Wear-Leveling

 Reallocated Sectors

 Defragmenting

 Journaling File Systems

 Volume Clones

 Additional Requirements

Command Line Usage

Backing Up Securely

Miscellaneous

 Use Without Admin Rights

 Sharing over Network

 Background Task

 Removable Medium Vol.

 TrueCrypt System Files

 Removing Encryption

 Uninstalling TrueCrypt

 Digital Signatures

Troubleshooting

Incompatibilities

Issues and Limitations

License

Future Development

Acknowledgements

Version History

References

   

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TrueCrypt System Files & Application Data

Note: %windir% is the main Windows installation path (e.g., C:\WINDOWS)


TrueCrypt Driver



%windir%\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\truecrypt.sys

Note: This file is not present when TrueCrypt is run in portable mode.


 

TrueCrypt Settings, Application Data, and Other System Files


WARNING: Note that TrueCrypt does not encrypt any of the files listed in this section (unless it encrypts the system partition/drive).

The following files are saved in the folder %APPDATA%\TrueCrypt\. In portable mode, these files are saved to the folder from which you run the file TrueCrypt.exe (i.e., the folder in which TrueCrypt.exe resides):


Configuration.xml  (the main configuration file).

System Encryption.xml  (temporary configuration file used during the initial process of in-place encryption/decryption of the system partition/drive).

Default Keyfiles.xml
Note: This file may be absent if the corresponding TrueCrypt feature is not used.

Favorite Volumes.xml
Note: This file may be absent if the corresponding TrueCrypt feature is not used.

History.xml  (the list of last twenty files/devices attempted to be mounted as TrueCrypt volumes or attempted to be used as hosts for TrueCrypt volumes; this feature can be disabled – for more information, see the subsection Never Save History in the chapter Main Program Window).
Note: This file may be absent if the corresponding TrueCrypt feature is not used.

In-Place Encryption
In-Place Encryption Wipe Algo
(temporary configuration files used during the initial process of in-place encryption/decryption of a non-system volume).

Post-Install Task - Tutorial
Post-Install Task - Release Notes
(temporary configuration files used during the process of installation or upgrade of TrueCrypt).


The following files are saved in the folder %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\TrueCrypt\:

Original System Loader  (a backup of the original content of the first drive track made before the TrueCrypt Boot Loader was written to it).
Note: This file is absent if the system partition/drive has not been encrypted.


The following files are saved in the folder %windir%\system32:

TrueCrypt System Favorite Volumes.xml
Note: This file may be absent if the corresponding TrueCrypt feature is not used.

TrueCrypt.exe
Note: A copy of this file is located in this folder only when one or more system favorite volumes are defined.






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