After upgrading MacBook Pro to OS X Yosemite, the encryption get stuck.
In System Preferences -> Security & privacy panel, it shows “Encryption Paused” .Connect power adapter to resume encryption. But users already connected the power adapter.
Rebooting, Resetting SMC & PRAM does not fix this issue.
- Restart your Mac Book Pro.
- Reset PRAM with option+cmd+p+r.
- Boot with cmd+r (immediately hold down) for utility disc.
- Select the partition encrypted -> Click file and unlock -> Repair the partition disk -> Repair permission on partition -> Repair macintosh hd
The encryption might resumed.
Use Disk utility in recovery mode.
- Reboot your MacBook and hold Command+R at the startup to run the Recovery Mode.
- In OS X tools panel, open Disk Utility.
- From the sidebar, select your boot drive and choose the unlock button. Enter your Filevault password to unlock the drive.
- Hold the command key, from the sidebar select both unlocked volume and drive device.
- Navigate to First Aid tab and choose “Repair Disk” option.
Then Reboot your Mac.
Other Solutions :-
- Backup your data first. To forcefully disable filevault, open Terminal app and type the following command “
fdesetup disable". If its disabled, the encrypting bar should move.
- Repair both disks using command + r. Shut down and hold shift+control+option+power (for 20 seconds). Restart it with you adapter.
- Plug in the Macsafe power connector. It might change the progress bar from ‘paused’ to ‘encrypting’ in your MacBook Air.
- Open disk utility and select your drive. Click File. Then Decrypt Drive. This will start decrypting the drive.
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