Rollback RX + WDE?

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by AJohn, Dec 24, 2007.

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  1. AJohn

    AJohn Registered Member

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    Has anyone here used Rollback RX with Whole Disk Encryption such as SecurStar DriveCrypt, PGP WDE, Jetico BestCrypt Volume Encryption or the like?
     
  2. ErikAlbert

    ErikAlbert Registered Member

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    Whole Disk Encryption AND RollbackRx ? You must be a very brave man. :)
     
  3. AJohn

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    If the WDE initiates before Rollback RX does then it can work :D

    Try it for me? :D
     
  4. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    I concur.
     
  5. nexstar

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    Not that I need or want WDE but I decided to try this out anyway :) .

    I tried out Drivecrypt firstly with Rollback already installed. This failed in the end as in the encryption process there must be something written all over the disk and, eventually, the drive just filled up completely.

    So, plan B was to install Drivecrypt and then RB afterwards. The DC install went ok and the disk was encrypted. The problem came when trying to install RB as DC obviously has its own low level drivers and these weren't going to let RB anywhere near the MBR...I guess for obvious reasons. So, RB couldn't install and so, at least as far as DC and RB are concerned, these are not going to co-exist. I would be surprised if any other WDE software would behave much differently.

    Graham
     
  6. QQ2595

    QQ2595 Registered Member

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    Rollback RX = Volume upper filter driver (sector redirector)
    WDE = Volume upper filter driver(sector encrypt)

    :D
     
  7. AJohn

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    Sooner or later these two classes of software will work with each other, just a matter of time :D
     
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