One of the biggest issues with Truecrypt 5.0’s System Partition encryption was that it couldn’t hibernate the OS; which was holding me back from deploying it company-wide. Thankfully, this is now fixed in 5.1 🙂

Support for hibernation on computers where the system partition is encrypted (previous versions of TrueCrypt prevented the system from hibernating when the system partition was encrypted). (Windows Vista/XP/2008/2003)

Other things of note include faster encryption/decryption using AES, and faster boot times.

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Written by Phil Wiffen

Phil is an IT Professional working in Cambridge, England. He generally blogs about useful solutions that he comes across in his work/play.

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