Raw disk with PGP encrypted disk

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Article ID: 156003

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Symantec Products

Issue/Introduction

PGP encrypted was showing as raw disk and as uninstrumented.

 

If try to access it asked to format the disk.

Resolution

1)Slave the disk to a known good machine with pgp installed.

2)Go Start ->run

3)Open command prompt

4) Type cd C:\Program Files\PGP Corporation\PGP Desktop

5)Run command: pgpwde --recover -- disk 1 -p (passphrase of the encrypted disk)

 

Disk number depends upon the number of disk attached. Run pgpwde --enum command to check disk number.