how to disable filevault?

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by animatedude, Oct 21, 2014.

  1. animatedude macrumors 65816

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    i don't even know what's file vault and why it's taking all this time encrypt on my Macbook Air.

    I try yo turn if off and it says i need to wait until it's done...

    any idea how to stop it? i'm really tired of it....it's been days.
     
  2. Watabou macrumors 68040

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  3. animatedude thread starter macrumors 65816

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  4. Watabou macrumors 68040

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    It doesn't need Wifi. How big is your SSD? It should only take a couple of hours.

    Try this, open a new Terminal window and then type:

    Code:
    diskutil cs list
    It will show you the progress of the encryption process.
     

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