Incorrect password or not a TrueCrypt Volume error

Issue #9 resolved
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I seem to get this error on some truecrypt entries in my KeePass DB.

"Incorrect password or not a TrueCrypt Volume."

I click OK to this prompt, and truecrypt brings up the another dialogue that asks for my password for the volume. If I copy and paste the PW from KeePass, it opens with no problems. This makes me think that there may be an issue with a character in my password, perhaps? Or, is there a length/character limit on this?

Not sure why this is happening, thanks.

Comments (8)

  1. Patrick Schaller repo owner

    Hello shackrock, maybe your truecrypt password contains some command line illegal characters such as '/' which indicates the beginning of an option. I try to fix this, by encapsulte the password within "-signs. Can you send me a set of characters do you use for your passwords to verify this behaviour (i.e. '$', '/', '|').

  2. shackrock reporter

    This comes directly from the KeePass PW generator. If you open that you'll see the "special" category - which I always try to remain checked. Unfortunately I'm not sure what all it includes because it contains a "..." - perhaps the KeePass documentation will note what is included in that though. Thanks!

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