Password for encrypted drive

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bally1001
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Password for encrypted drive

Post by bally1001 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:34 am

Good afternoon,
I recently re-installed Mint 18.1 (from a CD) onto a new SSD in an old W7 laptop......This time I decided to encrypt the whole drive for no other reason than to see how it performed.....As expected it took a while longer to start up.....However, the problem is, when I am invited to enter the password, neither the mouse nor the touchpad will operate, so I can't enter it.....By trial and error, I discovered that by disconnecting the power supply and re-connecting it, at the next attempt, which offers a different screen, both the mouse and touchpad operate normally.

I would be grateful for any advice...Thanks.

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