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authorMounir IDRASSI <mounir.idrassi@idrix.fr>2018-09-09 08:07:30 (GMT)
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Documentation: Update Known Issues list by mentioning Windows 10 Fast Startup alongside Windows 8 Hybrid Boot.
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access) and then choosing the option &quot;Remote shared folder&quot; (it is not remote of course but Windows needs a network path). There, you can type the path of the shared drive (for example \\ServerName\sharename) and the backup will be configured correctly.
</li><li>Due to Microsoft design flaws in NTFS sparse files handling, you may encounter system errors when writing data to large Dynamic volumes (more than few hundreds GB). To avoid this, the recommended size for a Dynamic volume container file for maximum compatibility
is 300 GB. The following link gives more details concerning this limitation: <a href="http://www.flexhex.com/docs/articles/sparse-files.phtml#msdn" target="_blank">
-http://www.flexhex.com/docs/articles/sparse-files.phtml#msdn</a> </li><li>Windows 8 introduced a new feature called &quot;<strong>Hybrid boot and shutdown</strong>&quot; to give users the impression that booting is quick. This feature is enabled by default and it has side effects on VeraCrypt volumes usage. It is advised to disable this
+http://www.flexhex.com/docs/articles/sparse-files.phtml#msdn</a> </li>
+<li>In Windows 8 and Windows 10, a feature was introduced with the name &quot;<strong>Hybrid boot and shutdown</strong>&quot; and &quot;<strong>Fast Startup</strong>&quot; and which make Windows boot more quickly. This feature is enabled by default and it has side effects on VeraCrypt volumes usage. It is advised to disable this
feature (e.g. this <a href="https://www.maketecheasier.com/disable-hybrid-boot-and-shutdown-in-windows-8/" target="_blank">
-link </a>explains how). Some examples of issues:
+link </a>explains how to disable it in Windows 8 and this <a href="https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4189-turn-off-fast-startup-windows-10-a.html" target="_blank">link</a> gives equivalent instructions for Windows 10). Some examples of issues:
<ul>
<li>after a shutdown and a restart, mounted volume will continue to be mounted without typing the password: this due to the fact the new Windows 8 shutdown is not a real shutdown but a disguised hibernate/sleep.
-</li><li>when using system encryption and when there are System Favorites configured to be mounted at boot time: after shutdown and restart, these system favorites will not be mounted.
-</li></ul>
-</li><li>Windows system Repair/Recovery Disk can't be created when a VeraCrypt volume is mounted as a fixed disk (which is the default). To solve this, either dismount all volumes or mount volumes are removable media.
+</li>
+<li>when using system encryption and when there are System Favorites configured to be mounted at boot time: after shutdown and restart, these system favorites will not be mounted.
+</li>
+</ul>
+</li>
+<li>Windows system Repair/Recovery Disk can't be created when a VeraCrypt volume is mounted as a fixed disk (which is the default). To solve this, either dismount all volumes or mount volumes are removable media.
</li><li>Further limitations are listed in the section <a href="Security%20Model.html">
<em>Security Model</em></a>. </li></ul>
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