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PGP Whole Disk Encryption for Mac OS X Recovery Disk Images (versions 10.0.x - 10.1.x)


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While the chances are extremely low that a boot.efi file could become corrupt on a boot disk or partition protected by PGP Whole Disk Encryption, it is possible.  If this occurs, it could prevent a system from booting. Prepare for this unlikely event by creating a recovery CD before encrypting a boot disk or partition using PGP Whole Disk Encryption on a Macintosh system.

Note: To download the recovery image for your version, click the Attachments link in the box above.


This article includes the EFI recovery disks for a Mac OS X system which is has been encrypted using PGP Disk Whole Encryption.

Warning: This recovery disk is only available for use on Macintosh OS X 10.5.8 (Leopard)and 10.6 (Snow Leopard) systems with PGP Desktop 10.0.x through 10.1.x.  For PGP Desktop 10.2 recovery images see the following article:





PGPDesktop10.1.2MacOSX_WDE_Recovery.iso.cdr get_app
pgpboot.iso.cdr get_app