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Does "Mount volume as removable medium" reduce the chances of data corruption with a TrueCrypt encrypted USB hard drive?

Does "Mount volume as removable medium" reduce the chances of data corruption with a TrueCrypt encrypted USB hard drive?

I have an external USB hard drive plugged in to my laptop some of the time. The external drive is whole drive encrypted using TrueCrypt.

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"That corruption may happen if you disconnect your drive before all of the data was written. TrueCrypt acts as a middleman, encrypting/decrypting data on the fly as it is read/written. It does not affect the way your OS or programs write to the disk.

So, if some program write()s a lot of data without flush()ing, and you disconnect that external hard drive, some data may be not fully written at that moment. But it has nothing to do with TrueCrypt.

If windows, or the program you are using doesn't treat removable media in some special way, then there is no difference how you mount that drive (beyond those pesky folders)."