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Error Source: MountVolume:6948

Topics: Technical Issues
Dec 10, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Hi Guys,

First of all sorry for my bad English, its not my first language.

since a week im getting a error when I try to mount my external HDD. I use have the latest version of veracrypt and I get the message Source: MountVolume:6948 see picture

I mount this HDD with veracrypt for almost a year know I think and I never seen this message before. i searched here for a solution but i couldn't find it.

Do you guys know what is should do?

thank you very much
Dec 10, 2015 at 3:05 PM

Try mounting using the option button to enable the option to mount using embedded backup header.

Kind Regards.
Dec 10, 2015 at 8:49 PM
Thank you very much, this it working again. should i worry that i couldnt open it the usual way?
Dec 10, 2015 at 9:42 PM
Yes, it means that the primary header is damaged.

You can restore from embedded header key using the Tools button with the volume selected, but dismounted.