Damir0506 / 07.04.2019
This issue could be caused by the laptop having a forced shutdown or power off during encryption of the disk. PGP Whole Disk Encryption instruments the disk. I had an issue with a users laptop where the PGP login screen would not Unable to boot after encryption of drive Operating System missing.
The OS display [Missing Operating System] after login BootGuard. to end user, we paused the whole disk encryption and reboot the OS. the drive via slaving the drive to another computer with PGP Desktop installed. The best option to get the drive decrypted is by slaving the drive to another computer with PGP Desktop installed. Just decrypted and upgraded to win , and have been using Perfect Disk (by Raxco, which is Symantec) for defragging. FYI-Raxco makes.
Regardless, I booted into Win 7 and managed to get the OS to detect the slave drive. PGP did not seem to recognize that Disk 1 was WDE'd. After PGP Desktop installation and encryption, I receive boot error "Some required files are missing or corrupted. I can boot using a recovery disk through any of the PGP accounts on the system. System details Please decrypt the entire disk and then run a disk utility tool to check the disk for bad sectors. Because when I rebooted I got a"missing operating system" error message. Reading the forum it looks like PGP WDE replaces the Win7 MBR.
Not thinking, I ran fixmbr which obviously blew away the WDE boot loader. Booting the system then gave the message "missing operating system". I tried the PGP recovery boot disk first, but this did not detect the drive. Submission: Undocumented Backdoor in PGP Whole Disk Encryption. Scientists .. You're missing the point! . by which the encryption software is loaded after the bios, but before the (generally Windows) operating system. Operating System Not Found; Missing Operating System Boot the recovered system using the Veritas System Recovery disk (SRD) once again. by Symantec Drive Encryption (previously PGP Whole Disk Encryption).
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