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I'm not sure this is the case but when you encrypt a file with gpg it creates two keys, one private and one public. I think your problem might be that you don't have in your hard disk one copy of the private key to decrypt the other hard disk. I'm not sure about this, you may try and see what happens or wait for more experienced member to give you the ...
If you want to encrypt your hard drive – or any of the files on it, for that matter – you have to be prepared to enter a password at least once per boot. That's the price to pay. Sorry if this sounds harsh, but it's just the way it is. In order to encrypt something, you have to have a password you enter every time. Without it, e.g. with the complete key ...
cryptsetup luksChangeKey <target device> -S <target key slot number> This will ask you first for a valid pass-phrase (in any enabled keyslot) then will prompt you fro the new passphrase in the target keyslot I'm sure this can be wrapped up in an applet got windows oriented lovers.
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