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Windows keeps asking me to format one of my veracrypt drives

Topics: Technical Issues
Mar 1, 2016 at 5:02 PM
As the title says a few times a day, windows will ask me to format one of my drives that veracrypt is on. It is acting like I click on it in my computer or something and I am not saving data to the drive. Anyone have any ideas why it look like windows is trying to use that drive?
Mar 1, 2016 at 5:19 PM
With the VeraCrypt volume dismounted, use Windows Disk Management to check if Windows has assigned a drive letter when you encrypted the volume. If yes, remove the drive letter using Windows Disk Management to prevent Windows from prompting you to format the encrypted drive/partition which Windows sees as RAW format.
Marked as answer by kasarrah on 3/1/2016 at 10:54 AM
Mar 1, 2016 at 5:54 PM
Worked like a charm, thank you