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Attempted to create key file


Hi guys,

I’m new here and with Vera Crypt, I managed to encrypt a whole partition with a password protection and worked like a charm, but then I thought I'd try creating a 'key file' to make it that little bit more secure but now I don’t know what I’ve done wrong and cant access my encrypted drive. Below are the steps I took to create the key file, well attempted to create

Selected Device > Volume Tools > Add/Remove Key files to/from Volume

Under New:
Ticked use key files and then clicked on the Key files button

When the new window appears I clicked on ‘generate random key file…’ and the after in generated the key file I saved the file to my USB

Now I can’t access my device with my old password or when i try with my generated key file

Please help

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DrivePainted wrote Nov 21, 2016 at 1:40 PM

the first attached error is when i try with only my password, the second attachment is when i add the keyfile and password